Handlooms and handicrafts are a very important source of income in UP . There are thousands of powerlooms and handlooms mostly of which in eastern UP. Lacs of people depend on it for their livelihood. Main centres in eastern UP are Tanda, Banaras, Azamgarh, Bhadohi, Mau, Mau Aima etc. While in western UP some of the important are Meerut, Itawa . In eastern UP Tanda is small town which population is 1.5 lac near about and exists more than 1 lac powerloom there as well as in the surroundings. Main products are Lungi, Gamcha, Stoles, Arabic Rumaal and garment clothes.