MP tableau to showcase 'Bagh' prints on Republic Day parade
New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh will exhibit
'Bagh' prints, one of the most ancient traditions of wooden
block printings on clothes, through its tableau during the
Republic Day parade here.
Besides, it will also have a huge 'Shal Bhanjika'
depicting celestial beauty of the 11th century draped in
Bagh, which lends its name to the Bagh prints, is a small
tribal town in Dhar district of the state.
"Weaving and block printing traditions goes back to
centuries... The use of colours red and black create a
wondrous effect, which is impossible to get anywhere else.
"This is possible only because of chemical properties of
the area. Geometric designs and imaginative use of colours
give Bagh prints a distinct identity," an official release