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Village life in Sualkuchi, Assam

Sualkuchi (or Soalkuchi) is the silk village of Assam, a north-eastern state in India. Silk is a natural fibre obtained from the cocoon of the silkworm and the process of producing silk is known as sericulture.

Shown in this video are scenes from Sualkuchi village; the village roads, people on the move, shops, domesticated animals etc. This village is the major producer of silk within the state of Assam.

Muga, Pat and Eri are the high quality silk varieties produced in this village. A variety of silk sarees are made in this village, which proves the marvel of the weavers in this village.