first_imgGadwal: A handloom worker by weaving the tricolour on his loom has finally fulfilled the dreams of his father and mother, who wished that one day they would weave the Indian flag and offer it to the government to hoist it on the August 15, Independence Day celebrations.Madem Venkatesh, a handloom weaver from Raghavendra Colony of Gadwal district, has making a living by weaving clothes on his loom. Venkatesh, who had lost his father long ago, had long decided to realise the dream of his father, who had once told him that he wanted to weave the tricolour and gift it to the District Collector to hoist the flag during Independence Day celebrations. Also Read – Non-bailable warrant to Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury Advertise With Us Soon, Venkatesh had decided make the dream of his father a reality and he took permission from his mother Shankaramma and bought pure white textile from Cheerala in Andhra Pradesh and got it dyed with saffron and green colours in Narayanpet and later he also dyed the white textile with blue colour dye at his own house for the Ashoka Chakra. “I had taken more than 60 days to make the tricolour. It was my father’s dream to weave a flag and let it unfurl at the District Collector’s office. I have successfully completed the flag in just two months and am planning to gift it to the District Collector so that it can be hoisted on August 15 during Independence Day celebrations in Gadwal,” said Venkatesh. Also Read – Hyderabad: Wall collapse in Kukatpally damages four cars Advertise With Us Not just this, Venkatesh also weaves white panche and dhoti and sends a pair of clothes to Brahmotsavam celebrations at Tirumala temple every year. He also sends a pair of white dhoti to Sri Venkatehswara Swamy temple in Texas, US every year. Speaking to The Hans India, Venkatesh said that Gadwal handloom workers were very talented; however, they need to have good support from the government. Even though they do lot of hard work, they were able to earn meagre. He urged the government to provide them good marketing facilities so that they can earn some handful money for their better survival.last_img

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