Indian Culture

Q.

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.