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Raising the standard: Women outdo men in making flags

China Daily | Updated: 2018-07-12 07:40

TULASIGERI, India - When top Indian officials salute the national flag anywhere in the world, women in a village at the other end of the country from New Delhi swell with pride.

This is because Tulasigeri is home to India's only official flag-making company - and because the local men have proved themselves not up to the job.

"The men were not as patient as the women and got the measurements wrong," groans Annapurna Koti, a supervisor at the Karnataka Cotton Village Enterprise, or KKGSS.

Raising the standard: Women outdo men in making flags

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