8 PM Modi's precious gifts to G20 leaders

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Kangra Miniature Paintings (US)

India gifted 'Kangra Miniature Paintings' to USA portray ‘Shringar Rasa’ or depiction of love on a natural backdrop. The art originated in a small hill state ‘Guler’ in the first half of the 18th century

Mata Ni Pachedi (UK)

PM Modi gifted Ahemdabad's Mata Ni Pachedi to the UK (Rishi Sunak), which is a handmade textile of Gujarat and meant to be an offering in the temple shrines which house the Mother Goddess.

Chhota Udaipur's 'Pithora'

India gifted Chhota Udaipur's 'Pithora' to Australia which is a ritualistic tribal folk art by the Rathwa artisans of Gujarat. These painting are depiction of the cave paintings that tribal used to make

Patan Patola Dupatta

PM Modi gifted ‘Patan Patola Dupatta' or ‘Patan scarf’ which is a textile woven by the Salvi family in Patan area of Northern Gujarat

Kutch's Agate Bowl

PM Modi gifted Kutch's 'Agate Bowl', which is a semi-precious stone formed of chalcedonic-silica, is found in underground mines of Rajpipla and Ratanpur in riverbeds to France, Germany, and Singapore

Surat's Silver Bowl

For Indonesia, PM Modi chose Surat's 'Silver Bowl' and Kinnaur's Shawl. The Surat's silver bowl is a centuries old craft perfected by the traditional and highly skilled metalsmiths of Surat region in Gujarat.

Kinnauri Shawl

Apart from Silver Bowl, Indonesia got 'Kinnauri Shawl' are the specialties of the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh. The designs show influence from Central Asia and Tibet

Kanal Brass Set

PM Modi gifted ‘Kanal Brass Set’ to Spain which is large, straight brass trumpet, over a metre long, played in parts of Himalayan India.