Power looms

Silence of the looms

Print edition : November 24, 2017

A normal scene in Bhiwandi after demonetisation is that of fewer workers running large power looms such as this. Photo: Rajendra G.

A power loom worker takes a nap on bundles of thread, a July 2017 picture. Even four months after GST was introduced, Bhiwandi is reeling from its impact. Photo: Poonam Shinde

The power loom sector in Bhiwandi, Maharashtra, bleeds from demonetisation and GST.
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