I am becoming brave these days! I saw this lady at a hotel in Cherrapunji and asked her if I could click her picture. She came out of the front desk and posed for me in her pretty Jaisem, the traditional dress of Meghalaya!
Jainsem- Traditonal Dress of Meghalaya for Women
We also asked front desk ladies at another hotel if it was difficult to tie and they said no it was not. How pretty it looks!
Stone grinders have gone out of fashion in urban India. But when I was growing up we had both sil batta (on the right in the photo) and chakki (the round one on the left) at my home!
This is what was used to grind pulses (using the round one called chakki), masala (spices) and chatni in Indian homes before mixers and grinders became common. So when I saw them at Lakshman Sagar I had to click a picture.
I am Mridula Dwivedi, I love to travel! I started my travel blog in 2005. I have been going places since! For more details do check out my media kit! In another life I did a Ph.D. from IIT Kanpur. I was a professor when I quit my job in 2015.
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