The Father of our nation, Mahatma Gandhi started promoting the Khadi in 1920. It symbolized the political ideas and inspiration of our freedom struggle. Charkha was the weapon to fight against poverty by informing people about importance and usefulness of spinning. It showed way of once self employment and way to live with proud. Gandhi Ji appealed to one and all to wear khadi, with the intent of satisfying one of the basic needs of mankind. It became a means to unite people in different religions and class.
Now days, khadi has became so popular that internationally renowned fashion designers also prefer to use it for brides. Clothes for special occasions are being designed by designers all over the world using khadi as fabric. Khadi cotton is required to be starched so that it does not get easily crumpled It comes in many colors and is not harmful to the skin as synthetic fibers. It has the capacity to absorb moisture; therefore it easily soaks the sweat and keeps the wearer cool and dry. Khadi production is very harmless to environment, no electricity, harmful chemicals or petroleum products are being used in production.