Saras Mela pulls crowds


Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal This Bhopal Haat is embedded with Regional Saras Mela wherein shopaholics have an opportunity to explore new trend and new varieties of dress materials this festive season. This annual mela is organised by State Panchayat and Rural Development Department being held from Friday and since the first day is receiving great response. There is an exquisite collection of dress materials, jewellery, leather, food items, terracotta and much more. The self-employed artisans have participated in the mela. It is to be noted that usually Saras Mela is organised each year, to promote the self- employed artisans. More than 35 Self Help Groups (SHGs) from across the country have participated in the regional saras mela. SHGs artisans from different parts of the country have arrived in the mela to display and sale their products. Moreover, these artisans earn the profit of sale directly from the customers.