Jharkhand’s Sohrai Khovar painting & Telangana’s Telia Rumal gets GI-Tag

  • The Sohrai Khovar painting of Jharkhand and Telia Rumal of Telangana have received the Geographical Indication (GI) tag from the Geographical Indications Registry. For the Sohrai Khovar painting of Jharkhand, application of GI-tag was made by Sohrai Kala Mahila Vikas Sahyog Samiti Limited. For the Telia Rumal of Telangana, application of GI-tag was made by Consortium of Puttapaka Handloom Cluster-IHDS.

Telia Rumal

  • Telia Rumal is a method for the oil treatment of yarn. It originated from Pochampalliin Telangana.
  • It is an art of Ikat tradition using natural vegetable dyes.
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