Scent and sensibility

first_imgIf you have a fragrance fetish, here is some good news. Delhi Tourism, in association with Government of Delhi and Incredible India, is back with the third Itra and Sugandhi Mela to entice Delhiites with the power of fragrances.The Mela has a lot in store for all. On display are the most unique and extraordinary itra, agarbattis, scented candles, perfumes, room fresheners and many other scented products available.Attar or itra is mainly produced in Kannauj in Uttar Pradesh. The origin of Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’ itra can be traced back to Kannauj, the city of itra and lithas. It is also produced in Hasain in Uttar Pradesh and Ganjam in Odisha, where rose and kewda itra and oil, in particular, are manufactured. Itra is marketed in large quantities in Lucknow, Hyderabad, Secunderabad, Delhi and Mumbai.Apart from the regular products for sale, there will be live demonstration on Panchkarma, lectures on perfumery and aromatherapy, perfume making on the spot. Visitors will also witness live demonstration on the art and science behind the process of rose water distillation and live demonstration of shave with natural aroma.Visitors will also get to see and learn how agarbattis and dhoopbattis are actually made. The art of making handmade leather bottle (Kuppi) will also be put up. Apart from these, there will be quiz shows for children and competitions like slogan writing for both children and adults.Go for this one.DETAILAt: Dilli Haat, Pitampura When: 1-3 March Timings: 11 am- 9 pmlast_img

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