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Which of the following places is famous for Chikankari work, which is a traditional art of embroidery?

A. Lucknow B. Hyderabad
C. Jaipur D. Mysore

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Lucknow, in Uttar Pradesh (India), is the centre of chikankari , a skill of more than 200 years old. It literally means 'embroidery'. It was originally done with a white thread on a white cloth, hence the name 'white embroidery'. Now, it is done on a variety of fabrics and in a spectrum of colours.


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