A lot of designers are also trying to give a twist of modernity to the humble Sungudi sari to
bring it into the limelight of fashion. These easy to maintain saris are particularly
popular because of the fine cotton that suits the Indian tropical climate. There are
initiatives to showcase new designs within the regular Sungudi designs such as the butterfly
and peacock designs that would make the saris appear more contemporary and appealing.
The history and origin of Sungudi sarees can be traced back to the Sourashtrians (Gujarat)
who along with their migration brought this art to Southern India. While the entire village
ardently spends their days on weaving this beautiful textile, Sungudi sarees are the major
source of livelihood for more than 10,000 people in Madurai areas .
With its main manufacturing unit and establishment in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, the Madurai
Sungudi community belongs to the Sourashtrian community from Gujarat. The Authentic of
sungadi saree was manufactured naturaly using trdaitional technology accuired from
Powerloom With Chemical Dyeing Saree's
Handloom With Chemical Dyeing Saree's
Rtn. A.K. Ramesh
President - 1998, JCI Madurai Pandian