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Assam terracotta industry struggles to keep itself alive

Guwahati: The ever-growing demand for plastic goods, coupled with nearly two years of pandemic-induced lockdown, has pushed Assam’s terracotta industry to the brink of extinction.  The terracotta craft practised in Assam, Bangladesh and parts of West Bengal goes back to the early nineteenth century. About 200 years ago, a cluster of families migrated to Assam from […]