May 6, 2015 — Public pressure and the love and emotional connect Indians at every level showed for handlooms have made the Government finally issue a statement that the Handloom Reservation Bill will not be repealed! Now on to stage 2 - enforcing proper implementation of the Act and asking for a policy review of the whole sector.
The Government statement is bland, but of course the 2 meetings they mention are the ones where the powerloom lobby had actually almost won the day. That those decisions were overturned was because of all your voices, and the many committed organizations who came together to combat them.
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