Adil Khatri

Adil bhai’s family has lived in Bhuj for generations. Although they are traditional dyers, Adil’s grandfather was professor. His father Mustak Mohammad Abdul Majid has government job in BSNL, his mother does bandhani tying. After completing grade 12, Adilbhai learned the traditional family craft, bandhani, from his uncle Akhtar. Akhtar Bhai has taken the craft ahead. He won a national merit certificate, and his wife Kulsum has also won a national merit certificate. Adilbhai likes learning new things. Although he has only practiced his traditional craft for a short time, he is eager to take it in new directions. “Whatever work we do, needs effort and perfection,” he says. “To make good and new designs the best inspiration is nature.”