The 10-day Gurjari Hasthkala Haat was a success with the Hyderabadis. The Haat was grandly opened by G. Kishan Rao, Special Officer, Shilparamam, Dr. Snehal Makwana, Manager Marketing Index-C, Rasik Makwana, District Youth Development Officer, Porbandar, Shilparamam, General Manager, Anjaiah, Awardee artisans participated in the inauguration.
Gujarat traditional products such as Azrak block print, leather work, shawls, jewellery, mirror work, mud art, mirror blouses, dresses, lace zardosi, chaniya choli, metal work, etc. stalls are open for public. This mela was put together under the supervision of Praveen Solanki, IAS Chairman, Indext-C and secretary and commissioner, Cottage & Rural Industries, Govt. of Gujarat. Visitors are impressed a lot.
The raas garba dance was performed by Gujarat artists on the opening day of the 10-day event. Cultural shows were held every evening to entertain the visitors. About 70 handloom artists, 40 Dandiya Raas artists, Bharatanatyam, Perini and Kuchipudi dancers participated.