Beedi Making

Although weaving is the main livelihood option for the majority of the population, household incomes are supplemented by beedi making. It usually employs the women and girls of the family, who are commonly seen at the doors of their homes engaged in drying the leaves and rolling tobacco into them once they are dry.


 The fortunes of Chanderi have always been entwined with the fortunes of its weaves. Hence, the history of the town will remain incomplete without a look at this artistic tradition.  There is no written record as to when and how weaving began in Chanderi. But considering particular events in history it is possible to suggest […]