Rajasthani Wedding Essay

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Name- Praniti kachhawa
TOPIC- WHY AND WHAT ARE THE CHANGES IN WEDDING ATTIRE OF A BRIDE AND GROOM IN RAJASTHAN
Mesmerizing sound of the shehnai in background, folk musician playing and dancing on amusing Rajasthani songs, delicate women clad in bright and colorful ‘poshaks’ with extravagant jewelry and bunch of tall tough men wearing bandh gala and breeches wearing graceful saafas in an outstanding environment of old palaces and forts- yes this is what a Rajasthani wedding is all about- magnificent ,large, colorful and vibrant .
Indian weddings are known for their colorful event, which is mixed up with traditions and customs. Each and every community celebrate their wedding in their own style and for all these occasion one thing which matters most is the look. In India, there are hundreds of bridal designers and tens of thousands of tailors and seamstresses working
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The traditional outfit of the Rajasthani groom consists of a long coat called Achkan with churidar and Binota or Juti for footwear. The achkan is long garment with a band gala style of neckline. Their costume is highlighted by a turban, embellished with jewels or feathers. Rajasthani grooms also sport a piece of jewellery called Serpech on the turbans. They also wear a long necklace and cummerbund around their waists, which makes them a royal and stately appeal.The turban can vary from place to place as People of Udaipur wear a flat pagari, while pagaris of Jaipuriyas are angular with lot of aari work or brouch like ornament over it while Jodhpuri safa has distinction of having slightly curved bands almost like a turban but shorted in length and have along flowing part at the back. The saafa is the overall look of the groom is same but the head gear differs from region to region. The saafa is decorated with a ‘kalangi. The jooti or traditionally called mojari is made of leather and is highly embellished with embroidery or aari

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