UPSC Prelims Question on traditional art of weaving jamdani

The traditional art of weaving jamdani has been declared by UNESCO as a Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. With this reference, consider the following statements:
1. Jamdani is essentially a silk fibre woven delicately into finest muslin
2. One of the famous styles of GI protected Jamdani Sarees in India belong to West Bengal
Which of the above is / are correct statements?
[A] Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]Neither 1 nor 2 [toggles][toggle title=”Answer”]Answer: Neither 1 nor 2
Notes:The first statement is not correct because Jamdani is essentially a ‘cotton’ fibre woven delicately into finest muslin. Second statement is not correct because India has registered for the geographical indication (GI) for ‘Uppada Jamdani Saree. That belongs to Andhra Pradesh. We note here that the Jamdani weaving originated in India {modern Bangladesh}. [/toggle][/toggles]

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