National Handloom Day

7 August 2023

Let the passion of tradition make your day.Try the magic of handloom today!

 The month of August is linked to many aspects of our freedom struggle. On the 7th of August we mark National Handloom Day, a reminder of the efforts during the freedom struggle to make India self-reliant. This Handloom Day, RSV celebrated India’s artistic diversity and promoted Vocal for Local as guided by our honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi by following a special dress code of wearing handloom for the students & teachers. Students wore handloom kurta and teachers opted to wear handloom saree/suit/shirt.This was a small step by Rashtra Shakti Vidyalaya to reaffirm our resolve to protect our handloom heritage and to empower the handloom weavers and workers and instill pride in their exquisite craftsmanship.

The students of preschool and pre primary also enthusiastically took part in the event all the students handloom fabric kurtas and cotton linen extra they spoke few beautiful lines on khadi also share the feeling of my handloom my pride and the director madam and hos mam were honoured with a beautiful handmade card.

With an aim to promote, celebrate and appreciate the richness of Indian Handlooms, Primary Wing students organised a handloom exhibition.The event was initiated by our honourable Director Madam Ms. Shashi Tyagi and respected HOS ma’am Ms. Meenakshi Bhat with the lamp lighting.Shlokas were recited by the students at that time.Under the guidance of their mentors students showcased & explained different types of handloom fabrics and their advantages. Parents were also invited to be a part of the Handloom Exhibition.They motivated each and every participant with their presence and valuable feedback. Students were appreciated by everyone for their tremendous efforts.While interacting with the students, Director Madam urged them to preserve the ancient art of handloom and also value it. She also mentioned the uniqueness that handloom fabrics bring to our rich culture.RSV believes in Gandhian philosophy and to propagate it a ‘Charkha Kit’ was also unveiled. Charkha, or spinning wheel symbolises self-sufficiency, and freedom. It would inculcate a sense of harmony, patience & concentration among the RSVians.

The event culminated on a high and positive note.