PM Modi Gets Saree From Padma Shri Awardee, Thanks Him For Special Gift

New Delhi:PM Modi took to Twitter to express his gratitude to Basak and shared a picture of the moment he was presented the beautiful gift.Also Read – Baby Elephant in Karnataka Named After Deceased Actor Puneeth Rajkumar.

Sharing his story, Biren Kumar Basak said he used to go door-to-door in Kolkata to sell sarees along with his brother in the 1970s. Now with a turnover of around Rs 25 crore, Basak has not forgotten his humble past. He started his journey with Rs 1 and now at least 5,000 weavers work for him.


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