Khadi Village Industries Commission director DS Bhati said that 500 pairs of paper slippers have been brought for the exhibition on an experimental basis.
Devotees coming to Shri Kashi Vishwanath Dham will no longer go to the sanctum sanctorum barefoot. For their convenience, hand made paper slippers have now been made available in the market. In view of the trouble being faced by the devotees in visiting bare feet in the Dham, Khadi and Village Industries have been built on the initiative of the temple administration. Khadi will prepare paper slippers at Gandhi Ashram in Sewapuri, so that the demand for paper slippers in Dham will be fulfilled. On Friday, an exhibition of paper slippers was also organized at a Khadi Bhandar center located in Godowlia. Which was imported from Jaipur as a trial.
Paper slippers will soon be made in Kashi
Khadi Village Industries Commission director DS Bhati said that 500 pairs of paper slippers have been brought for the exhibition on an experimental basis. Soon it will be prepared here by giving its training to the artisans of Banaras in Sewapuri. So that people can also get employment and the needs of Shiva devotees who come to visit the Dham can also be fulfilled.
Can also be used in worship, price 50 rupees
This Khadi sandal is looking very beautiful to see. It is of white colour. Thick cartons have been used in the soles of the slippers. The webbing in the slippers is also made of paper. Its specialty is that if it is saved from water, then it can be used many times. People will be able to use it in worship at home as well. According to the information, its price has been kept at Rs 50. These slippers with use and throw will be available at Khadi shop.
Available now on Kashi Hast Kala Pratishthan Godouliya
This initiative has been taken to keep the feet of the devotees, priests and security personnel safe from the scorching cold and scorching sun during the worship of Baba Vishwanath in the Kashi Vishwanath temple complex. The sale store of “Paduka made from hand paper” has been inaugurated by “Kashi Hast Kala Pratishthan” Varanasi, a registered organization with Khadi and Village Industries Commission, located at Godaulia intersection near Vishwanath Corridor.