The West Bengal State Handloom Weaver’s Society is an institution established almost 6o years ago. The Tantuja-handloom-shop was promoted to protect the interests of the handloom weavers. Further, it was to preserve the heritage of the Tangail sarees. Tantuja has several showrooms all over the State and the is popular.They have several branches in Kolkata & in several other cities in India .
It is a West Bengal Government shop.
Although it is trendy to wear lightweight chanderis, chiffons sarees , the Tangail sari is quintessentially Bengali. Buying these Bengali sarees is a mandatory Kolkata shopping experience. Purchase of a Tangail sari from Tantuja for a wedding or puja is still considered to be a time honoured tradition . This Tantuja-handloom-shop also stocks handloom and Tangail sarees of softer quality. They have modern designs that are preferred by the new generation.They have cotton, Jamdanii & printed silk sarees.
The prices are very reasonable in the Rs1000-Rs 3000/saree range.