Sanganer

Posted: 09.03.2012
Updated on: 17.12.2012

Sanganer, Rajasthan, India


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Sanganer

a town situated 15 km south of Jaipur, the capital of Indian state of Rajasthan. The town is famous for handmade paper industry, textile printing and for Jain temples. Sanganer prints are one of its own kinds, for the reason that patterns in bright colors are always printed on white backgrounds. Sanganeri Hand block printing received the Geographical Indication (GI) tag in 2010.

Handmade Paper Industry began with the idea of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1728. Around 10 handmade paper industries are present in Sanganer. Krishan Lal Balmiki the member of Rajya Sabha, was also from Sanganer (born 10 July 1942,Died 21 April 2010).

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