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Alima Khatun, Kantha
Address: Village & P.O: Nanoor Chandidas
Birbhum 731301
West Bengal
National Awardee 1989, Shilp Guru 2011

Master artisan Alima Khatun has been doing Kantha at home since the age of 14, drawing inspiration from Kala Bhavan, the Arts department at Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan. She is the recipient of many awards from State and District levels. She has won the National award for excellence in Kantha work in 1988. 

She is training about two thousand girls under a government scheme. Her work is innovative and outstanding in terms of craftsmanship.