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Bibi Russell invited to Rajasthan

bibiBibi Russell, one of the most prominent fashion designers of Bangladesh, has been invited by the Rajasthan Khadi and Gram Udyog Board as a State Guest of the government of Rajasthan to support its artisans and craft people.Bibi Russell’s visit is part of a project of the government of Rajasthan to create a modern and internationally appealing interpretation of heritage of Rajasthani textiles, which is expected to give a boost to the community of weavers, dyers, printers and craftsmen of Rajasthan, said an Indian High Commission press release here on Tuesday.The Rajasthan Khadi and Village Industries Board is organising a show in Jaipur, Rajasthan on April 26 along with two other designers at which Bibi Russell’s works will also be showcased. Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje will be present at the function as the chief guest.Bibi Russell has given through her endeavours as a fashion designer Bangladeshi weavers and artisans an opportunity to utilise their skills and talents to achieve economic independence and build a  prosperous future. Her work has been internationally recognised as she has already  received several prestigious awards from around the world.