India: Bareilly eventually gets its world-famous jhumka
At last, Bareilly received his much-anticipated jhumka. Union minister and state parliamentarian Santosh Gangwar opened a 14-feet-high building on National Highway 24 at the null points.
The jhumka weighing more than 200 kilograms was mounted in the Parsakhera region on Saturday and is embedded in vibrant stone and carved with the traditional zari embroidery of the district.
Also often did the jhumka link make Bareilly famous, but also tourists coming here having a look for the jhumka.
“We have people who come and calling for jhumkas and we don’t have the heart to tell them that jhumkas are no special from those offered elsewhere in Bareilly. We just hold jhumkas in different designs because we don’t want our buyers to be dissatisfied,” P said. Central jeweler K. Agarwal.
Whereas, the Bareilly Development Authority (BDA) conceived the idea to build a jhumka as an experience for tourists coming to the area.
Spearheading the jhumka, Union Minister Santosh Gangwar replied: “It is commendable the collaborative effort made by the government, various organizations and local residents to set up the impressive jhumka in Bareilly. It looks beautiful and unique. Visitors will finally be able to connect the iconic jhumka in Bareilly with the herbaceous music.”
The program cost the BDA about Rs 18 lakh-Rs 8 lakh to the jhumka, and Rs 10 lakh to beautify the scenery around the primary structure.