Geography One-Liners for various competitive examinations
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1- The origin of textiles in India traces back to the Indus Valley Civilization.
2-Assam, Banaras, Mysore, Kanchipuram and Surat are all important centres of silk weaving.
3- Kolkata and Naihati in West Bengal account for the maximum proportion of jute mills in the country.
4-The states of Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat top the country in cotton textiles.
5-The modern textile industry in India first began at Fort Gloster near Kolkata in the early 19th century.
6-In India, cotton textiles production is basically located in Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and provinces of Gujarat.
7-Jute is one of the strongest natural fibres and ranks second only to cotton in terms of global production.
8-Jute is also called ‘Golden fibre’ because of its colour and key role in the fibre industry.
9-Silk is a natural fibre made by the silkworm larvae.
10-Wool fibre is the natural hair grown on sheep and is composed of a protein substance called keratin.
11-Pashmina Wool is availed from a Himalayan Pashmina goat and is used in making different winter clothing.
12-Andhra Pradesh has an old age tradition of hand-woven fabrics.The silk and cotton saris of Pochampalli, Venkatagiri, Gadwal, Narayanpet, and Dharmavaram are very popular in all households throughout India.
13-The ‘Pochampalli’ textiles of Andhra Pradesh are made by using the tie and dye technique of the yarn.
14-Nalgonda district of Andhra Pradesh is well known for its ikat saris. These saris are woven in many towns of Nalgonda, Hyderabad and Guntur districts such as Chirala, Golconda and Jalna.
15-Kothakota is another type of weaving in Andhra Pradesh. It is similar to the Gadwal sari.
16-The Venkatagiri saris of Andhra Pradesh are woven in cotton and silk with pure silver zari and brocade designs in the border.
17-‘Dharmavaram’ saris are one more type of Andhra Pradesh saris. These are woven with simple plain borders without much contrast.
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