India is one of the major suppliers of towels
in the world market. Towels of various sizes
are manufactured here. Bath towels, beach
towels, tea towels are made by the terry towel
industry to cater to the needs of the ultimate
users. Terry fabric is now being used by the
industry for creating a range of bath robes
for cool and comfortable use.
important handloom centers producing towels
are Farrukhabad and Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh,
Nagercoil, Madurai, Karur and Thindivanam
in Tamil Nadu, Azhicode and Kozhicode in Kerala,
Panipat and Rohtak in Haryana, Eluru, Pandalapakka,
Chintala pattadi Uravankonda, Pondur and Tadpatri
in Andhra Pradesh. In other states, scattered
looms in and around the major handloom centers
produce these towel varieties.
Prof.Dr. Mohammed Seraj ANSARI
© 2005 AIMAWS
India Momin Ansar Welfare Society.