Muga –The golden silk of Assam

Muga –The golden silk of Assam

For large number of cottage handloom industries popularly known as Manchester of Assam, Sualkuchi (also known as Soalkuchi) is one of the World's largest weaving villages where the entire population is engaged in weaving exquisite silk fabrics. A renowned centre of silk production, particularly known for Muga – the Golden Silk of Assam which is not produced anywhere else in the world. This town is in Kamrup district of Assam. It is situated on the north bank of the river Brahmaputra, about 35 km from Guwahati. Sualkuchi is a block of Kamrup district.

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