Chitrangda Singh dons Mekhela Chadar on National Handloom Day


Guwahati: On the occasion of National Handloom Day, Bollywood actress Chitrangadha Singh paid a special tribute to the handloom workers of Assam by donning a traditional Assamese Mekhela Chadar on Saturday.

Chitrangda Singh wore a beautiful pearl white Mekhala Chador designed by designer Sanjukta Dutta as a special tribute to the Artisans appreciating their hard work.

Taking to her official Instagram handle she wrote, “Thank you so much @Sanjukta_Dutta_ for this beautiful saree. I am super excited to wear, a Mekhala Chador, such a special gift on this National Handloom Day.”


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Speaking on the association, actress Chitrangda Singh said, “Handloom has always been my favorite and I wear it regularly. It was a total delight to wear this beautifully made Mekhela Chador designed by Sanjukta which takes 20-25 days and the hard work of 100 workers to make one single piece of the Mekhela chador.”

She further added, “I wish Sanjukta the best for the future to continue her amazing work in helping preserve the heritage and through her art keep supporting such valuable causes.”