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Consider the following pairs:
Craft Heritage of
1. Puthukkuli shawls — Tamil Nadu
2. Sujni embroidery — Maharashtra
3. Uppada Jamdani saris — Karnataka

Which of the pairs given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 1 and 2
(c) 3 only
(d) 2 and 3

Answer:

A

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Explanation:

Pair 1 is correctly matched. Puthukkuli shawls are a traditional craft of Tamil Nadu, known for their vibrant colors and intricate designs. They are woven using cotton or silk yarn and have cultural significance in Tamil Nadu.

Pair 2 is incorrectly matched. Sujni embroidery is associated with the state of Bihar in India. It is a traditional form of embroidery that originated in the Mithila region of Bihar. Sujni embroidery is known for its colorful threadwork and intricate designs, often depicting elements of nature, animals, and mythology.

Pair 3 is incorrectly matched. Uppada Jamdani saris are associated with the state of Andhra Pradesh, not Karnataka. Uppada is a small town in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, where these saris are traditionally woven. Uppada Jamdani saris are renowned for their fine silk fabric and intricate Jamdani weaving technique.

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