Handloom weaver presents a 2gm gold saree that fits in a matchbox to goddess Sri Rajarajeshwari
A handloom weaver from Rajanna Sircilla district Nalla Vijay Kumar, who presented a saree that fits into a matchbox, to the goddess Rajarajeshwari in the famous Rajarajeshwara Swamy temple in Vemulavada
HYDERABAD: A handloom weaver from Rajanna Sircilla district Nalla Vijay Kumar, who presented a saree that fits into a matchbox, to the goddess Rajarajeshwari in the famous Rajarajeshwara Swamy temple in Vemulavada.
He said he had earlier presented to the goddess Tirupati Padmavati in the recent past.
He has once again surprised everyone by making a saree with 2-gram gold that fits into a matchbox and presented to Sri Rajarajeshwari goddess in Vemulawada.
Nalla Vijay Kumar has mastered the art of weaving of the saree and has been receiving accolades from all sections of people for taking the pride of handloom weavers to the national level and also abroad with his spellbinding talent.
Speaking on the occasion, Nalla Vijay Kumar said that he had inherited the talent of weaving the sarees from his father Nalla Parandamulu, and followed in his footsteps in weaving fine sarees that fit into a matchbox.
He stated that his father had woven sarees that fitted into a matchbox and presented them to various goddesses across the state — be it goddess Padmavati at Tirupati, goddess Kanaka Durga in Vijayawada, goddess Sri Rajarajeshwari in Vemulawada for the last 10 years as part of paying obeisance due to his devotion.
Stating that he was following the footsteps of his father and presenting the sarees in a matchbox to various shrines, Vijay Kumar said that he had presented the saree to Vemulawada deity and said that he would continue his efforts in weaving the sarees and take pride of handloom weavers to greater heights.