Consider the following pairs of Handicrafts with states where they are produced:

  1. Mangalagiri Sarees→ Andhra Pradesh
  2. Baluchari Sari→ West Bengal
  3. Molakalmuru Sari→ Karnataka

    Which of the above is/are correct?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Mangalagiri Sarees and Fabrics are produced by performing handicraft weaving in Mangalagiri, a small town in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh. Baluchari Sari is particular type of sari originated in Bengal and is known for depictions of mythological scenes on the pallu of the sari. Molakalmuru Sari is the traditional silk sari that is weaved in the Molakalmuru, Karnataka. It received GI Status in 2011.

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