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24. 

Which of the following places is famous for Chikankari work, which is a traditional art of embroidery?

[A]. Lucknow
[B]. Hyderabad
[C]. Jaipur
[D]. Mysore

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Lucknow, in Uttar Pradesh (India), is the centre of chikankari , a skill of more than 200 years old. It literally means 'embroidery'. It was originally done with a white thread on a white cloth, hence the name 'white embroidery'. Now, it is done on a variety of fabrics and in a spectrum of colours.

Ram Bachan said: (Jan 13, 2012)  
Lucknow, in Uttar Pradesh (India), is the centre of chikankari , a skill of more than 200 years old. It literally means 'embroidery'. It was originally done with a white thread on a white cloth, hence the name 'white embroidery'. Now, it is done on a variety of fabrics and in a spectrum of colours.

Jk Mishra said: (Jul 14, 2012)  
Lucknow, in Uttar Pradesh (India), is the center of chikankari , a skill of more than 200 years old. It literally means 'embroidery'. It was originally done with a white thread on a white cloth, hence the name 'white embroidery'. Now, it is done on a variety of fabrics and in a spectrum of colours.

Kavya Manchanda said: (May 19, 2014)  
Lucknow, in Uttar Pradesh(India), is the center of chikankari, a skill of more than 200 year old. It literally means 'embroidery'. It was originally done with a white thread on a white cloth, hence the name 'white embroidery'. Now, it is done on a variety of fabrics and in a spectrum of colours.

Vasave said: (Sep 24, 2015)  
Lucknow is most skilled area because they are in India.

Ishant Sharma said: (Feb 5, 2016)  
Lucknow is most skilled area in which chinkari is most famous. People will come from another country to see. It is literary means embroidering it was originally done with a white thread on white cloth hence the name white embroidered. Now it is done on variety of fabrics like kurta, suit, sarees, shawls and other things.

Iqbal said: (Dec 6, 2016)  
Thank you all.

Jitendra said: (Feb 3, 2017)  
Banarsi sarees are very famous all over India.

Malik said: (Sep 12, 2017)  
Thank you all.

Shariq Nanda said: (Apr 23, 2018)  
Banarsi sarees are developed in lucknow.

R Hemashri said: (Aug 31, 2018)  
Thanks for proving these type of questions.

Pranathi said: (Jul 14, 2019)  
It was very nice to improve our general knowledge. Thanks all.

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