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Sutr Santati Exhibition- Relevance for UPSC Exam

  • GS Paper 2: Governance, Administration and Challenges
    • Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.

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Sutr Santati Exhibition in News

  • Recently, Ministry of Culture and the National Museum in collaboration with Abheraj Baldota Foundation organized an exhibition ‘Sutr Santati’.
  • ‘Sutr Santati’ Exhibition is celebrating 75 years of India’s birth as an independent nation, by bringing together diverse textile traditions of the country.

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What is meeting of Sutr Santati?

  • Sutr Santati literally means the continuity of yarn.
  • As a title to the exhibition, it is a metaphor for ongoing dialogues in Indian culture and society, which shape its evolution, bridging the past with the future.



Sutr Santati Exhibition 2022

  • About: ‘Sutr Santati’ is an exhibition to bring together diverse textile traditions of the country.
    • Sutr Santati Exhibition 2022 is being organised as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM).
  • Organizing Ministry: Sutr Santati Exhibition 2022 is being organized Ministry of Culture and the National Museum in collaboration with Abheraj Baldota Foundation.
  • Location & Duration: The Sutr Santati exhibition will continue till 20th September, 2022  in New Delhi.
  • Objective: The Sutr Santati exhibition’s curatorial vision seeks to promote the ideals of organic and slow consumerism in defining a nation such as India’s self-worth, and the inherent collective, collaborative efforts which are required to push towards such goals.
  • Key Events:
    • On display are more than 100 textiles by 75 prominent artisans, craftspeople, designers, and artists.
    • On view are textiles created with processes of hand weaving, embroidery, resist-dyeing, printing, painting and appliqué, among other forms of yarn and fabric manipulation.
    • The fibres employed in these commissions range from local varieties such as Kandu and Kala cotton, mulberry and wild silks, camel and sheep wool, goat and yak hair.
  • Participation: Artisans, Organizations / NGOs, Participating fashion & textile designers, couturiers and multidisciplinary artists, Textile revivalists, and Textile artists are participating in the Sutr Santati Exhibition 2022.



Key Facts about Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM)

  • About: Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is an initiative to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of progressive India and the glorious history of its people, culture and achievements.
    • Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav is an embodiment of all that is progressive about India’s socio-cultural, political, and economic identity.
  • Celebrating People of India: Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is dedicated to the people of India who have been instrumental in bringing India thus far in its evolutionary journey.
    • People of India also hold within them the power and potential to enable the Prime Minister’s vision of activating India 2.0, fuelled by the spirit of Atmanirbhar Bharat.
  • Beginning of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: The official journey of “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav” commenced on 12th March 2021 which starts a 75-week countdown to our 75th anniversary of Independence.
  • Categorize: Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is envisioned to be celebrated in five categories –
    • Freedom Struggle,
    • Idea @75,
    • Achievements @75,
    • Action @75 and
    • Resolve @75

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