Jaapi, Xorai And Gamosa – Assam

Due to the upcoming parliamentary elections, decorative jaapis (field hats), hand-woven gamosas and bell-shaped metal xorais often appear in Assam.

Jaapi, Xorai And Gamosa – Assam

25 March 2021 Current Affairs:Due to the upcoming parliamentary elections, decorative jaapis (field hats), hand-woven gamosas and bell-shaped metal xorais often appear in Assam.
Highlights:
♦ Jaapi: It is a conical hat made of bamboo covered with dried tokou (a palm tree found in the upper rainforest of Assam).
♦ Today, most shawls in Assam are made by artisans in a village in the Nalbari districts.
♦ Gamosa: It has a wide range of uses. It can be used as a towel (uka gamosa) at home or in public functions (phulam / floral gamosa) to attract prominent figures or celebrities.
♦ Xorai: It is made of bell-shaped metal. It is essentially a tray with a stand on the bottom, with or without a cover. It can be found in every Assamese family.
 

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