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Amar Kutir

Amar Kutir is located 15 km from Shantiniketan in Birbhum District. It is a cooperative that produces leather goods, Kantha stitched saris, bamboo crafts and batik at a reasonable price.

The cooperative, Amar Kutir Society for Rural Development, established in 1978, is an organization built to promote the village arts and crafts. Founded by Rabindranath Tagore , it was formerly an ashram for political prisoners who were released from the colonial British jails.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Birbhum
Location: Shantiniketan    


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