Padma Shri awardee and acclaimed Bengal weaver Biren Kumar Basak presented Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a beautiful saree with his painting on it. PM Modi expressed his gratitude to Basak on Twitter, sharing a photo of the moment he was presented with the lovely gift.
“Shri Biren Kumar Basak belongs to Nadia in West Bengal. He is a reputed weaver, who depicts different aspects of Indian history and culture in his Sarees. During the interaction with the Padma Awardees, he presented something to me which I greatly cherish,” PM Modi tweeted.