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.
Shri Biren Kumar Basak belongs to Nadia in West Bengal. He is a reputed weaver, who depicts different aspects of Indian history and culture in his Sarees. During the interaction with the Padma Awardees, he presented something to me which I greatly cherish. pic.twitter.com/qPcf5CvtCA
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 13, 2021