Bastra Udyan

Explore the handloom culture of Sualkuchi at Bastra Udyan

Author: TG Contributor
Date: 2020-10-19

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Bastra Udyan is a museum-like institutional park with sculptural forms depicting the different activities of the handlooms of the silk village Sualkuchi. The handlooms of Sualkuchi are the pride of Assam and the people of the village are preserving this cultural heritage.

It is not a museum but a collection of some sculptural forms depicting the different weaving processes of the handloom industry which is the only avenue of the livelihood of the people of Sualkuchi, so that tourists coming to Sualkuchi get a clear impression of the different processes of weaving of the silk village.

Bastra Udyan

Bastra Udyan

A visit to the Bastra Udyan can give you minute knowledge of how a thread becomes a beautiful piece of cloth. The locals are friendly and usually help travelers. Park depits the handloom culture of Sualkuchi and the life of the local people. Students regularly visit here to gather practical knowledge of the traditional and modern method of weaving. Visitors also acquire knowledge about the different varieties of silk produced in Assam here.




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