It is curtains down for but every other conventional fabric mill of the Union Territory following the selection of the Industries Department to report an software with the Labour Department to shut down Swadeshee – Bharathee Textile Mills Limited with the aid of using stop of this month, at the traces of closure of Anglo French Textiles.

Swadeshi Cotton (Savana) and Sri Bharathi turbines (Gaeble) had been installation with the aid of using the French in 1828 and 1892 respectively. While Sri Bharathi became taken over with the aid of using the National Textile Corporation in 1974, the management of Swadeshi Mills went into the arms of NTC in 1985.

 When the NTC determined to promote the turbines to personal gamers mentioning losses for the Corporation in 2005, the then authorities headed with the aid of using the existing Chief Minister N. Rangasamy controlled to get returned the reigns of the management of the mill. Thus emerged Swadeshee-Bharathee Textile Mills (SBTM), after merging the 2 separate entities.

 According to S. Nadarajan, veteran journalist, the turbines had been a few of the vital business institutions with inside the Union Territory throughout the French rule. During the heyday of the turbines, almost each own circle of relatives withinside the location had someone running withinsidethe  ventures. The AFT, Swadeshi and Bharathi collectively propelled the financial pastime of the location, he stated including nearly each own circle of relatives had someone running withinside the fabric turbines.