REVEALED: Story behind traditional Bengali attire dhoti-kurta sported by PM Narendra Modi during Durga Puja pandal inauguration
The traditional Bengali attire dhoti-kurta of PM Modi has become a talking point on the internet.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday joined the Durga Puja celebrations in West Bengal as he inaugurated a puja pandal in Kolkata via video conferencing. Dressed in the traditional Bengali attire dhoti-kurta, PM Narendra Modi inaugurated Durga Puja festivities across the country. The traditional Bengali attire dhoti-kurta of PM Modi has become a talking point on the internet. But, do you know the traditional Bengali attire of PM Modi has a story behind it. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s traditional Bengali attire - Dhoti and Kurta has been designed by Union minister Babul Supriyo.
Revealing the story behind traditional Bengali attire of PM Modi, Babul Supriyo said, "PM Modi was keen on sporting traditional Bengali attire on the Durga puja inauguration. Hence, his measurements were shared by his office and I had shortlisted the outfit." Supriyo adds, "Also I was intrigued by PM’s choice of face mask, so that was also shortlisted by me." "On his opening address, he spoke in Bangla and I had helped him with the pronunciation," Babul Supriyo revealed.
"The power of Maa Durga and devotion of the people of Bengal is making me feel like I am present in the auspicious land of Bengal. Blessed to be able to celebrate with you," PM Modi said as he addressed the people of Bengal.
“We are celebrating Durga Puja in times of COVID-19, all devotees have shown exemplary restrain. Everyone has shown immense control and commitment to the entire arrangements while also ensuring that the flavour remains the same. The number of people might be less but the granduer and devotion are the same. The happiness and joy are still boundless. This is the real Bengal," the PM said.
WATCH FULL VIDEO: PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Durga Puja Pandal in West Bengal
While taking part in commencement of Durga Puja celebrations in Kolkata via video link, PM Modi paid tribute to various eminent personalities West Bengal, who immensely contributed to the land of West Bengal as well as the entire nation.
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