Manipur objects to production of ‘leirum phee’ in UP

Subsequent experiences that Manipur’s regular scarf ‘leirum phee’ is becoming promoted on huge scale underneath the name of ‘gamchhaa’ or ‘Modi Towel’ right after becoming made in a powerloom unit in Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki, the former’s directorate of handlooms and textiles has created to the ministry of textiles to quickly quit the output.

The ‘leirum phee’ is indispensable to the Meitei community, the most significant non-tribal people today in the point out who use it through all social and religious functions.

Manipur’s director of handlooms and textiles K Lamlee Kamei, in his letter dealt with to the textile ministry’s growth commissioner for handlooms, stated the regular muffler has cultural, historic and emotional worth attached with the people today of Manipur and his directorate had been using up techniques to get a Geographical Sign tag for the item, in accordance to nearby media experiences.

The letter pointed out that Primary Minister

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