Madurai Potter

Photo: The Hindu

Madurai Potters Suffer Due To Intermittent Rains: Tamil Nadu

The work of Madurai Potters of making earthen pots has been severely affected due to intermittent rainfall ahead of Pongal in Tamil Nadu. "It delayed the process of making pots and now we are unable to meet the demand," a potter said. In the last few years, many potters have changed their profession and taken up work in alternative industries. Notably, Pongal festival is dedicated to the Sun God.

Sun, 26 Dec 2021 - 03:47 PM / by Madhvi Jha

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