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Chikankari-A Sonnet in Embroidery

The origin of Chikan is not authenticated historically but has been interpreted over the years by the citations of either the traders or less commonly by the embroiderers. The most satisfactory definition of chikan today would perhaps be ” any thread embroidered article that comes from Lucknow”. Several writers have tried to probe the word

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5 Places to shop for the best in Lucknow

Being the cultural capital of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow is the most vibrant city in the state. Apart from mouth-watering biryani, the city also serves us heritage tourist spots and a range of shopping hubs to choose from! Topping the list of items-to- shop, is the authentic Lucknowi Chikankari handwork, for which the city is known,

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