(130418) -- BHADOHI, April 18, 2013 (Xinhua) -- A man works on a handmade carpet in the factory of Bhadohi Carpets company in Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh, India, April 17, 2013. More than 500 carpet manufacturing factories dotted the city of Bhadohi, which made the city the home to the largest hand-knotted carpet weaving industry hubs in South Asia. The carpet weaving in Bhadohi dates back to the 16th century, during the reign of Mughal Emperor, Akbar. According to Priyam Baranwal, parterner of Bhadohi Carpets Company, one of local leading carpet manufacturers, India has the advantage in terms of the artistic style of the handmade carpets and the English language used in business. Therefore, handmade carpets made in India won popularity among international buyers. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)
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