How ‘Mon Shugu’ paper attracted PM
New Delhi, Jan 31 | A kind of paper referred to as ‘Mon Shugu’, which has been made within the hilly areas of Arunachal Pradesh for hundreds of years, bought particular point out in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s month-to-month radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’ on Sunday.
This native artwork was pushed to the brink of closure with trendy strategies, however a neighborhood social employee provides it a brand new life.
The Prime Minister selected to speak in regards to the artwork in ‘Mann Ki Baat’ after he knew that the native social employee Gombu not solely rejuvenated this artwork but in addition gave employment to tribal brothers and sisters in Arunachal Pradesh.
The artwork attracted the Prime Minister with its twin advantages that contains its uniqueness in serving to whereas safety of setting in addition to opening new avenues of revenue for individuals residing within the northeastern state’s Tawang city.
Tawang is a city located at 448 km north-west of Arunachal Pradesh’s capital Itanagar at an elevation of roughly 3,048 metres the place locals make ‘Mon Shugu’ paper from the bark of a plant named Shugu Sheng, therefore bushes should not have to be reduce to make this paper.
Apart from, no chemical is utilized in making this paper, thus, this paper is protected for the setting and for well being too.
There was a time when this paper was exported however with trendy strategies, great amount of paper began getting made and this native artwork was pushed to the brink of closure.
Now a neighborhood social employee Gombu has made an effort to rejuvenate this artwork, that is additionally giving employment to tribal brothers and sisters there.