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TERRACOTTA - BRIEF OUTLINE

 

Sh. Anil Kumar
(IAS)
 
Commissioner

Sh. Rajeev Rautela
(IAS)
District Magistrate

Terracotta or clay craft is a clay based unglazed ceramic, where the fired body is porous and red in color. It is a symbol of man’s first attempt at craftsmanship, just like invention of potter’s wheel to use power of motion for productive purpose. The art of pottery making dates back to the Indus valley civilization. Evidence of pottery has been found in early settlements of Mehrgarh. 


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Sh. Anil Kumar (IAS)
Commissioner
 
 
Terracotta Handicraft, Work of Gorakhpur is a unique traditional art form surviving over centuries. The most popular animal figures like Elephant, Horse, Camel,
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sh. Rajeev Rautela (IAS)
District Magistrate
 
 
Terracotat work of is a unique and Brilliant Craftsmanship at Display. I have personally seen and visited the villages & interacted with the craftsmen.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sh. Anuj Singh (IAS)
Chief Development Officer

 
 
www.terracottagorakhpur.org, website is a very good platform for promoting the artisans & Indian Handicraft. Artisans in various states practice
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yashwant Kumar Singh (PDS)
 
 
The primary objective of this website would be to strengthen the artisans who are working with both red terracotta.....

 
 
 
 
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