Sharitage – A heritage club at Ahmedabad University organised a workshop on Mata Ni Pachedi. Mata ni Pachedi is an old kalamkari technique of Gujarat, practised by people of the Vaghari community and is currently done by the Chitara family. The Pachedi is a traditional cloth used for religious purposes by the community, especially during the Navrati.
The workshop was conducted by the master artisan- Chandrakantji Chitara and other young artists of the Chitara family. Chandrakant Chitara has received the National award from the Ministry of Textile in 2002 for his craftsmanship.