Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Governor’s wife Neelam Misra on Tuesday interacted with loin loom weavers from various tribes of the State at Raj Bhavan, here and discussed various ways and means to encourage the age-old traditional loin loom weaving in the state.
Mishra, who has been practising traditional loin loom weaving as her hobby, said that weaving connects her to the Arunachali sisters in every nook and corner of the state. “The designs and patterns of Arunachali traditional weaving are unique, glamorous and exclusive, which must be preserved,” she said.
In her endeavour to promote the traditional loin looms, Mishra called upon the entrepreneurs and socially well-established women to contribute to the preservation and propagation of the traditional loin looms. She said that weaving must be carried out as an extension of the traditions and rendering help to economically weaker ladies of the society.
Officers from the textile and handicrafts department, special invitees from other organizations, including ITBP attended the meeting. They planned out the future course of action to strive towards self-reliance and self-employment.