BanglaHunt Desk: We have seen different types of masks during this time. Cloth masks, three-layered N95, and plastic masks have also been seen at the present time. But have you ever heard of a mask made with lotus flower data? Not surprisingly not!
While the whole world is watching the use of cloth masks and its preparation, a girl from Manipur has made a mask out of lotus flower data and put it on the shelf. Not only that, he has also garnered praise from Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Tongbram Vijayshanti, 26, a resident of Thanga Tongbram area near the famous Loktak Lake in Bijanpur district of Manipur, surprised everyone by making a mask with lotus flower data. For the past several years, Vijayashanti has been making yarn and cloth from lotus flower data.
Very beautiful lotus flowers bloom on the banks of Loktak Lake. Vijay Shanti has been making yarn and cloth with the data of that lotus flower since 2018-2019. He was accompanied by 15 other women. They also trained 20 more women for the job.
The Prime Minister praised
This innovative initiative of Vijay Shanti has received the green signal from Gujarat Laboratory. There is a lot of demand for this type of clothing abroad. Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised Vijay Shanti's work in his 'Mann Ki Baat' program and congratulated him.
The overwhelmed chief minister too
Besides, Manipur Chief Minister Biren Singh tweeted, ‘Prime Minister Modi has praised Vijay Shanti in his Mann Ki Baat program. Through his efforts, a new dimension of lotus cultivation and textile industry has been unveiled.