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A group of women bonding while doing embroidery

Kheta is a unique form of embroidery which is practiced by the Shershabadi women in Kishanganj in the state of Bihar. Women often practice the craft during their spare time. It helps them become economically independent while also preserving the craft.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Bihar, India
Camera: NIKON Z 7_2
Copyright: © Samreen Jawaid