Varanasi’s Gulabi Meenakari to get GI soon.

Meenakari is the art of coloring the surface of metals by fusing over brilliant colors that are decorated in an intricate design. This was brought to Varanasi by the Persian enamellists around early 17th century during the Mughal era. Mina is the feminine form of “Minoo” in Persian, meaning heaven. Mina refers to the Azure colour…