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A Visit To An Exhibition

Recently an exhibition was held in our town. It was not so big and grand as the recent any metro city fair, yet it was remarkable in its own way. It was a very modest shows nevertheless it was represented and well attended.

It was organized by the district authorities to encourage the introduction of cottage industries in villages. The district collector, RDO and the local leaders took a keen interest and put up a very good show. Never before had we realized that our village possessed such as vast scope for the development of cottage industries. We all felt that a vast heap of wealth was lying unused in villages.

The exhibition was held in the vast grounds of the banks of the river Cauvery. A temporary fence was erected on all sides and temporary stalls were built to accommodate exhibits of different articles.

The exhibitions lasted for about a week and were attended by thousands of people. Buying and selling worth thousands of rupees was done. The district authorities were pleased with its success.

First there were agricultural exhibits which the farmers had displayed. There were vegetables of all kinds and sizes. One farmer had a peculiar pumpkin which was praised by everybody. I was surprised to see a plum with resembled a red apple. There was also exhibited fine specimen of cereals which attracted much attention. There were also remarkable specimens of carrots and radish, sweet potatoes and tomatoes of different tastes and colors.

Specimens of local pottery and tableware were also exhibited. There were pots made by rustic artisans. We saw apples, oranges, tomatoes, almonds, raisins and cardamoms of such fine shapes and colors that we could hardly distinguish them from the real ones. The different shade of color was so beautifully laid that they deceived even the sharpest eye. They received praise from all and the artist that…...

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