“India has a heritage of crafts since the times of Indus Valley Civilisation. This is an animated video of Kriti educational videos that explains about the Indian crafts that flourished during the Mughal period but things changed with the arrival of European trading company. The Indian handicrafts faced a sharp decline with the advent of British from the 19th century. By means of imperialism, British also captured and monopolised the markets in Asia and Africa. Imposition of heavy duties on Indian imports also resulted in decline of handicrafts.Contents of video:
1. Crafts and Industries
2. Decline of Handicrafts
Mode of communication is English.
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