Bhadohi is a village in the State of Uttar Pradesh. The sarpat grass that grows near the river is the raw material for making baskets. Badohi woven Basket in this village are made from this grass. Further, these eco-friendly baskets are traditionally created by the women folk in rural India.
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The grass is dyed with natural colours and beautiful products are made from it. Colourful baskets in a variety of colours and shapes is made with this grass. As a matter of fact, different communities across the world practice the art of basket weaving. They employ a host of raw materials.
For instance, the Badohi woven Basket are used to store fruits, grains and breads in the villages. In addition, you can use it to store jewellery, makeup and several other items too.
Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Karnataka, and the North-East states are popular for the Badohi woven Basket.
Bhadohi, Allahabad, Gorakhpur and Behraich in Uttar Pradesh are the areas where baskets are made out of Moonj (a monsoon grass) also. It grows wild in the river banks. It is used for the purpose of basket weaving once it is completely dried out. After that, the grass becomes lighter in colour making it easy to take on other colours as well.