The Khaddar (Protection of Name) Act, 1950
2. The words "Khaddar" and "Khadi" to be trade description.-
The words "Khaddar" and Khadi", whether in Hindi or in any other Indian language or in English, when applied to any woven material, shall be deemed to be a trade description within the meaning of the Indian Merchandise Marks Act, 1889 (40 of 1889), indicating that such material is cloth woven on handlooms in India from cotton, silk or woolen yarn hand-spun in India or from a mixture of any two or all of such yarns.
*. Vide Notification No. S.O. 3912 (E), dated 30th October, 2019, this Act is made applicable to the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir and the Union territory of Ladakh.