Off Duty Dhoti à®µà¯‡à®Ÿà¯à®Ÿà®¿, Veshti à®µà¯‡à®·à¯à®Ÿà®¿ men dress. Tamil Nadu, South India - 2
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Downstairs, at -1 floor, lives the water pump. It is always on-call but sometimes, because of powecuts, fails. Beside it, peacefully resting on the wall, I found two off duty Dhotis.
Dhoti is the official, traditional wraparound white cotton dress. Usually worn by elders. It is especially in use on religious or social functions.
Some challenges are how not to step on an edge while walking. When that occurs the Dhoti will unwrap and a person will remain in his underwear. That is why some secure it by wearing a belt over.
Another challenge is mounting a bicycle or a motorcycle with a Dhoti. As you know women bikes are made without a frame bar at waist level so the can ride with skirts, but here men are using ordinary cycle and skillfully jump with one foot on the pedal and another flying over the saddle to rest on the pedal on the other side. Maybe that is why the TVS XL was designed and became so popular. It is a very powerful scooter-like 2 wheeler that is comfortable and easy to ride in a Dhoti.
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Off Duty Dhoti à®µà¯‡à®Ÿà¯à®Ÿà®¿, Veshti à®µà¯‡à®·à¯à®Ÿà®¿ men dress. Tamil Nadu, South India
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