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Famous as Kagazi Mohulla, 'the area of paper'

Located at a distance of 40 km from Jaipur, Sanganer is famous for its handmade paper. Sanganer is blessed with water and open spaces which are essential for paper making. It is said that in the 16th century, the ruler of Amber brought Kagzis to Sanganer. There are about 10 hand-made paper industries in Sanganer, all owned by Kagzis and of these the largest is Salim Kagzi's Handmade Paper and Board Industries. The handmade paper makers in Sanganer are the largest producers of handmade paper in the world.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Jaipur

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