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Surat textile business struggling

23 March 2014 Last updated at 10:06 GMT

Rising costs and lower demand has seen business struggle in one of India's biggest textile hubs.

The City of Surat, in the north-western state of Gujarat, produces nearly 40% of the countries synthetic fabric.

But with costs of labour and manufacturing going up and sales going down, businesses are struggling to make ends meet.

Yogita Limaye reports.

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