Akhila Bharata Pattusali Sankshema Sangam
Meaning of Pattusali : Pattusali (also Pattushali or PathaSali) is a Telugu and Kannada weavers' caste or social group found largely in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, & Tamil Nadu. They are prominent in Srikakulam, Vizag, Vijayanagaram, Godavari, Prakasam, Anantapur Districts & in Hyderabad, Chennai, Mysore, and Bangalore Cities. Ponduru, located in Srikakulam district, is famous for its fine handloom clothes called 'Khadi' which are produced by handmade fine count spinning of cotton threads and woven by expert weavers on a Hand Maggam (weaving machine). Dharmavaram is also famous for Pattu Sarees named Dharmavaram Pattu.