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Twitterati Hit Back At Designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee Who Shamed Women Who Don’t Know How To Drape A Sari

Published on 13 February, 2018 at 2:31 pm By

A lot Indian women would agree that a saree is not just a six yard piece of fabric, but a wonder of elegance, indeed! While most wear it occasionally, it’s still considered as India’s pride and epitome of beauty. A saree definitely takes a lot of time to be draped, but the end result is a beautiful women who feels confident. In recent times, women have ditched this wonder garment for more practical wear like salwar-kameez, but they don’t forget to wear it on special occasions.

 

One such designer who has created a niche for himself in the Indian market is Sabyasachi Mukherjee. The Bengali designer is known for his beautiful saris and traditional Indian bridal wear, which is worn by famous celebrities. A celebrity who recently endorsed his designs for her grand wedding was Anushka Sharma.

 

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However, Mukherjee has now come in the limelight for making a stand for Indian sarees and critising women who can’t drape them. This happened when he addressed the Harvard India Conference, which was attended by particularly younger generation. He said:

“I think, if you tell me that you do not know how to wear a saree, I would say shame on you. It’s a part of your culture, you need to buck up and stand up for it.”

You can watch his following comments from the video below:

 

He also said that “the saree is admired across the globe, and that Indian women are identified with it.” But seems like Mukherjee’s opinions didn’t go down well with the Indian women, who need a chance to attack men in any circumstance.

Take a look at some of these responses:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Slamming his comments, Indian women continued their fury:

 

 

 

 

 

 

The attention suddenly went towards knowing if he knew how to tie a dhoti!

 

 

 

Even the men were not far behind from this bullying.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The hateful comments lead to a huge outcry, but there were some who knew the real deal:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

While the Tweeple were busy with their comments, Sabyasachi just launched his favourite muse Deepika Padukone for his wallpaper line with Nilaya. He has collaborated on their second collection of wallpapers, Chapter II: India Revival Project.

 

 

His remarks received a barrage of opinion on Twitter, but will the designer come out to defend himself?

 

 

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