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Gandhi Jayanti and Khadi

Gandhi as a fashion icon? Yes for Khadi he surely is and currently Upasana is very focused on various Khadi units in different parts of India. Khadi for dummies means hand spun and hand woven cloth of natural fibre like cotton , silk or wool and by definition it is a slow fashion since neither the spinning nor the weaving is mechanised.  For most of the Indians the word Khadi is associated with freedom struggle of the last century with Gandhiji giving a call for boycotting imported cloth. India may have become free of its colonial masters and the world may have become a global village BUT our addiction to the fast pace in all walks of life including fashion has it’s...

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