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Two generations of a Salvi family work the loom to create the double ikat Patola, that is made only in Patan.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Needed: Weavers for Patan’s Patola

Hindustan Times | By Poulomi Banerjee
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2018 11:50 AM IST
If the heritage stepwell Rani Ki Vav - now being featured on the new Rs 100 note - is the pride of Patan, a small town in Gujarat, the other thing that is a speciality to this place is the double Ikat weave known as Patola. But few among the traditional workforce are interested in weaving anymore
Rani Ki Vav, a seven storey, ornate stepwell in Gujarat, built in the 11th century, was recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014 and now features on the new Rs 100 note.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Rani Ki Vav, a seven storey, ornate stepwell in Gujarat, built in the 11th century, was recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014 and now features on the new Rs 100 note.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Pride of Patan: The journey of Rani Ki Vav from being a buried art treasure to the reverse of the new Rs 100 note

Hindustan Times | By Poulomi Banerjee
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2018 04:28 PM IST
Rani Ki Vav, a stepwell in the little Gujarat town of Patan, features on the new Rs100 note. It was also declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014. But behind the recognition received by this monument is a story of recovery
28 February 2018, New Delhi: State Bank of India - SBI. Photographed by Priyanka Parashar/Mint(HT File Photo)
28 February 2018, New Delhi: State Bank of India - SBI. Photographed by Priyanka Parashar/Mint(HT File Photo)

Rs 100 crore needed to calibrate ATMs for new 100 rupee notes: Lobby

Press Trust of India, Mumbai | By Press Trust of India, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2018 12:16 AM IST
The RBI had on Friday announced that it will soon issue a new Rs 100 note in lavender colour having motif of Rani ki vav’, a stepwell located on the banks of Saraswati river in Gujarat’s Patan.
Specimen notes of new 100 rupee notes to be issued soon by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).(PTI Photo)
Specimen notes of new 100 rupee notes to be issued soon by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).(PTI Photo)

A new 100 rupee note will make its way to banks soon. Check out some interesting features

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2018 09:07 PM IST
The new 100 rupee note soon to be issued by the RBI will feature UNESCO World Heritage Site ‘Rani ki Vav’ as a motif. Here are the key features of the new note
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