Hand Made Paper Of Kalpi

Kalpi is still a centre of local trade (principally in grain, ghee and cotton) with a station on the North Central Railway (India) line from Jhansi to Kanpur, which crosses the Yamuna here. In late 1970s and early 1980s Kalpi was one of the areas in central India affected by dacoits, and was frequented by the much dreaded Phoolan Devi gang.It has been declared an Industrial belt by the Government of India and handmade paper is produced there.

History Made Of Hand Paper Kalpi (PDF 344 KB)