Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Saree / Sari / Shari

Saree,Sari or Shari is a female garment from the Indian subcontinent that consists of a drape varying from five to nine yards (4. 5 metres to 8 metres) in length and two to four feet (60 cm to 1. 20 m) in breadth that is typically wrapped around the waist, with one end draped over the shoulder, baring the midriff. There are various styles of sari draping, the most common being the actual Nivi style.

The sari is usually worn over a petticoat as well as Shaya , with a fitted upper garment commonly called a blouse (choli elsewhere). The blouse has short sleeves and is usually cropped at the midriff. The saree is associated with grace and it is widely regarded as a symbol of grace in cultures of Indian subcontinent as well as Bangladesh.
Cotton Saree

In Bangladesh, Dhakai Moslin and Jamdani was very famous fashion from period of Mughol Empire. In that period Dhakai Moslin sarees and cloths were the symbol of aristocracy. Only member from the royal / elite family consume Dhakai Moslin as their dress. During the British empire in the Indian subcontinent The East India company earn huge currency by exporting muslin from Bangladesh to all over the world. Now Moslins is no more produce in that range in dhaka but few family still make it. Long-standing peoples in Old Dhaka city precise that , when British leave the Indian subcontinent they cut the thumbs of  Moslin producer/weaver so that they forget to make muslin and British can sell their own textiles to the world as well Indian subcontinent.

But dhakai Jamdani saee is still producing in old Dhaka with its prominent name and sold all over the Bangladesh as well as a very demandable product to the Women of all over the world. Many of the Bangladeshi cultures are related to Dhakai Jamdani Saree. Bangla new year, Marriage ceremony, 

1st falgun celebration remains infinite without a Jamdani to Bangali women now a days.

Generally a weaver takes 3 to 10 days to make a Dhakai Jamdani and it is laborious and precise work to make a Jamdani saree. Weavers at Demra of Old Dhaka are most makig jamdani sarees. Also weavers at Narayanganj are making Jamdani Sarees.……………….    

Denim Jeans - Indigo Blue

Denim Jeans
Indigo is a form of blue absorb dyes that is typically used for colouring of natural cotton yarn utilized for generation of jeans cloth intended for blue denims. Indigo is additionally used for dyeing wool plus silk. Indigo was a normal dye that has been extracted via plants these days it is man made.
Indigo ended up being produced from several plants through the history nevertheless the most famous indigo dye has been produced from typically the plants in the genus Indigofera. One of those plant life is Indigofera tinctoria which can be native for you to India that has been the earliest significant center to get production along with processing regarding indigo take dye. From there that arrived to help Ancient A holiday in Greece and The Italian capital where it absolutely was considered extra product. Additional Asian countries just like China, Asia and To the south East Asiatische nations furthermore used indigo for centuries yet India is recognized as oldest centre of indigo dyeing. Also its name items that. Traditional word for that dye, indik√≥n - implies Indian. Journal changed that will to indicum. After that expression passed through German dialect then into The English language as the phrase “indigo”. That will shows that other regions of the old world received their indigo from Of India. Romans applied indigo piece of art and for healing and so that cosmetics. You can find tablets by 7th one hundred year BC Mesopotamia that explain to about colouring of the constructed from wool. In the Middle Age range indigo will become rare due to the fact heavy tasks imposed simply by Persian, Levantine, and Traditional merchants. As opposed to it folks used woad, a coloring made from guarana “Isatis tinctoria” that was chemically identical for the indigo. While, in the next half of the fifteenth century, Portuguese language explorer Vascuence da Serie discovered a lot way to China that exposed trade approach to India, often the Spice Countries, China, in addition to Japan. And then use of indigo rises with Europe. England, the Netherlands, and even England have been major importers of indigo for The european countries. European capabilities planted indigo plantations inside their tropical famille. Biggest farms were around Jamaica, Maiden Islands together with South Carolina as well as labor in these farms were Camera and African-American slaves. Easily accessible indigo in danger local woad industry thus France as well as Germany against the law imported indigo in the sixteenth century. All-natural indigo utilized until the innovation of manufactured indigo.
Healthy indigo inside India was performed like this: slice plant will be tied and also placed in the particular vats manufactured from brick padded with bare cement. Plants are usually then included with very clear fresh water along with left to be able to steep right up until fermentation comes to an end, usually 15 to 15 several hours. Liquor that may be yellow on color and is also a result of bouillonnement is joined beaters just where it is given wooden oars or simply by machinery. Colour of the muscle size changes straight into green, subsequently blue and into the indigo. Mass forms to the base of the value-added tax and is in that case extracted. Indigo mass can then be boiled, blocked and hard pressed to be dried as much as possible. Ultimate product is any dry large cut in cubes.
The 1st synthetic indigo dye has been done by A language like German chemist Adolf Von Baeyer in 1878 but functionality of indigo those 1st tries seemed to be impractical. Playing continued in addition to first from the commercial perspective practical man-made indigo was performed in 1897.

Monday, September 5, 2016

Into the GREEN

Into the Green
Its road at Sreemongol , Bangladesh. Its beautiful surrounded by green trees and crop land in the both side of the road.

Sunday, September 4, 2016

River Buriganga - Dhaka City

Dhaka City - River Buriganga
Bamboo HAAT in the middle of river - BURIGANGA. Those bamboos are brought from different part of country and stocked into the river to sold out to whole seller. This is also a way of pollution of Buriganga in Dhaka city.

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Homeless Woman -FIGHTER in real life!!

Beggar - Homeless Woman
It was August 2014. I was travelling to Sreemongol, Sylhet, Bangladesh along with some of my friends through Train. We started our journey from Dhaka at 11.00 P.M. and train reached to the Sreemongol railway station at around 3.45 A.M. Journey was good. We had to wait till 6.00 A.M. at the station to find a transport and reach to our resort as whole town was sleeping then.

In that two hours I observed some pathetic scenario at the station this picture is one of the example. The woman in the picture is around 75 years old was sleeping at the station by sitting aside of a wall. She is a beggar in the Sreemongol rail station. Her white Saree indicate her as a widow. May be she had adult children and they don’t care about her or she does not have any children to take care of her in this old age. So, she take the station platform as her home. She begs at station, eat at station, sleep at station. I recalled my grand mom (she is dead) and wondered by seeing her as in that age every women looks more or less same. However, to me these kind of women are the real FIIGHTER in the world. They are fighting every day for food, cloth and shelter.

Anyway, before leaving the station platform in the morning 6.00 AM, I dropped little money to her empty begging bowl silently and left her alone in the station - saluting this FIGHTER!!

Friday, September 2, 2016

Motor Boat - Mist in the River KOROTOA

Motor Boat - River Mist

In Bangladesh Motor Boats are very popular transport in river. It's generally found in every branches of every river in Bangladesh. And specially in monsoon season when rivers and ponds are full with water then Motor boats come forward as the main transport of villager's in Bangladesh by substituting other transports those generally run over the roads.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Winter - in BANDARBAN

Winter in Bangladesh
It was mid of December 2014. I was in Bandarban, Chittagong hill tracks. Morning was foggy in Bandarban. I went Banderban several time but the beauty of bandarban is different in winter than the other season I noticed.