देख कबीरा रोया । Exploited Weavers Community, Barabanki, U.P । Documentary

In this tale we witness the exploited muslim weavers community in Barabanki district of U.P. The situation of the village is shocking. Children have no access to schools and families are weaving day and night, at times without electricity, on manual hand-loom only for about Rs. 80 a day (USD 2). Kerosene is sold in the black market. The only power hand-loom owner in the village says he has made a HUGE mistake, the machine won’t run, there’s no electricity. (Documentary in Hindi, English subtitles will be up soon).

1 Comment

  1. Bano says:


    I am writing on behalf of Weaver’s Hut. We are a social enterprise working for empowerment of handloom weavers in Barabanki.

    This is to request you for permission to share this video on our website and social media pages. We will ofcourse, give due acknowledgement to Espirito Kashi.

    Please do let me know.

    Thank you
    Bano Fatima


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