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MONPA HANDMADE PAPER

People patronize Monpa Handmade Paper of Tawangafter PM’s push in Mann kiBaat.

Monpa Handmade Paper:

  • These are handcrafted by artisans from Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Monpa Handmade paper is made from the bark of tree Shugu Sheng grown locally in Tawang and is identified by its distinctive translucent fibrous texture.
  • The paper is weightless but its natural fibres add great tensile strength to this paper making it apt for various art works.
  • Monpa handmade paper has been used for writing Buddhist scriptures, manuscripts and for making prayer flags.
  • Writing on this paper is also known to be tamper-proof.
  • The paper was once produced in every household in Tawang and was exported to many countries like Tibet, Bhutan, Myanmar and Japan among others.
  • However, with the new technologies coming in, the handmade paper industry almost disappeared in the last 100 years.

SOURCE:PIB

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