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State Maharashtra pushes for Kolhapuri chappals’ revival - TheHindu

To boost the production and market of Kolhapuri chappals (sandals), the Maharashtra State Khadi and Village Industries Board has organised a day-long meet between industry representatives and artisans from the district. The meet will be held on May 5 in Kolhapur. “The State government wants to revive local businesses and we are starting with Kolhapuri chappals,” the chairman of the board, Vishal Chordia, told reporters on Friday. “Such an initiative is being undertaken for the first time. Industry representatives will meet with the artisans, who will come to know the demands, expectations and taste of customers. They could tweak the traditional design of Kolhapuri chappal and foray into the market,” Mr. Chordia said. A Kolhapuri chappal is a leather sandal with traditional designs. Its demand, however, is...

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Real Story of Kolhapuri chappal craftsman By Bhavya Dore

Last week, the Kolhapuri received the Geographical Indicator tag ­— an intellectual property rights of sorts — that puts the humble slipper on the global mapDeepak Tate shuffles through a folder of photographs and honours. There is a picture of him handing over a pair of Kolhapuri chappals to former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao, and another of him meeting former President Shankar Dayal Sharma.Three years ago, he recounts, he even made a pair for Sachin Tendulkar. Surrounded by dozens of soft-leather soles in his home in the small town of Nipani, in Belgaum, Tate and his wife make about 20 pairs of chappals a month, earning between `5,000 and `6,000. But for Tate, 50, who started making the distinctive Kolhapuri chappals...

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Original Kolhapuri chappal at Affordable price - Vhaan

Hello fashion lovers,Getting bored at home? Miss the shopping, and checking out what's trending?Interested in some Ethnic perhaps? then you're at the right place. Vhaan is the Oldest kolhapuri chappal shop, we are located in Mumbai but we deliver all over India with No delivery charges (Free Shipping).Vhaan is known for its Legacy and heritage at the same time making sure the Kolhapuri reaches to all people. The specialty of Vhaan is that it's known for their best quality ethnicity and affordable rates in this era of fake hype. We provide handcrafted Kolhapuri Chappal which is completely handmade by the experienced craftsmen of more than 40 years and one of the topmost handicraft in Kolhapuri Chappal culture at very affordable...

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How to Check for Real Authentic Kolhapuri chappal & fake cheap Kolhapuri chappal

Today we will be discussing how to check the authenticity of the Kolhapuri chappal if it is more important because when we try to promote & create awareness about the Kolhapuri chappal there are great chances that you might stick in the fake Kolhapuri trap by the sellers. before that just read this you will understand what is authentic Kolhapuri chappal and how you should recognize it.so that you will be able to experience the real authentic craft you can check out all the vhaan.com product which are authentic and it is all tested by real and made by real and experience and one of the most skillful craftsmen in the industry.These are following ways by which you can taste...

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