Vankar Vinod

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Father’s Name: Bhanjibhai.

Age: 24 Years. 

Native Place: Bhuj, Gujarat

Education: 8th

Fibres: Cotton Wool and Acrylic

Added Value: Reed and Heald Filling, Extra Weft Design

Mother tounge: Gujarati

Sponsoring Organization: Khamir

Vinod belongs to a traditional weaving family.  He left his studies after the 8th standard, and learned weaving at 19.  He is now a highly skilled weaver, specializing in intricate extra weft designs for both cotton and wool textiles.

He currently works for a master weaver in Bhujodi and has joined The Handloom School to improve his marketing skills so that he can start his own business. 

Vinod is well known for his friendly personality and for his uncle: who featured in the famous film “Lagaan”.