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Sari in India

Sari is to an Indian Women is like a cricket match to an Indian Men. You can not judge the potential craziness of an Indian Women on Sari. We, Indian do not need any excuse to wear Sari for any occasion or events.

sarisaree, or shari is a female garment from the Indian subcontinent that consists of a drape varying from 4.5 metres to 8 metres in length and 2 to 4 feet  in breadth that is typically wrapped around the waist, with one end draped over the shoulder, baring the midriff with worning over a petticoat and a blouse.

Types of Sari Style in India 

Northern Styles

  • Banarasi – Uttar Pradesh
  • Shalu – Uttar Pradesh
  • Tanchoi – Uttar Pradesh

Eastern Styles

  • Taant sari – West Bengal
  • Tashore silk saree – West Bengal
  • Baluchari sari – West Bengal
  • Murshidabad silk – West Bengal
  • Dhaniakhali cotton – West Bengal
  • Kaantha sari – West Bengal
  • Garode / Korial – West Bengal
  • Shantipuri cotton – West Bengal
  • Phulia cotton – West Bengal
  • Begampur cotton – West Bengal
  • Batik saree – West Bengal
  • Jamdani / Dhakai – Bangladesh
  • Tangail Tant Saree – Bangladesh
  • Rajshahi silk / Eri – Bangladesh
  • Dhakai Katan – Bangladesh
  • Khadi saree – Bangladesh
  • Jute cotton – Bangladesh
  • Mooga silk – Assam
  • Mekhla Cotton – Assam
  • Sambalpuri Silk & Cotton Saree – Odisha
  • Ikkat Silk & Cotton Saree – Odisha
  • Bomkai Silk & Cotton Sari – Odisha
  • Khandua Silk & Cotton Saree – Odisha
  • Pasapali Sari – Bargarh, Odisha
  • Sonepuri Silk & Cotton Saree – Odisha
  • Berhampuri silk – Odisha
  • Mattha Silk Saree – Odisha
  • Bapta Silk & Cotton Saree – Odisha
  • Tanta Cotton Saree – Odisha
  • Manipuri Tant Saree – Manipur

Central Styles

  • Chanderi sari – Madhya Pradesh
  • Maheshwari – Madhya Pradesh
  • Kosa silk – Chhattisgarh
  • Dhokra silk – Madhya Pradesh

Western Styles

  • Paithani – Maharashtra
  • Bandhani – Gujarat, Rajasthan, Pakistan
  • Kota doria – Rajasthan, Pakistan
  • Lugade – Maharashtra
  • Patola – Gujarat, Pakistan
  • Bagru – Rajasthan, Pakistan
  • Gharchola Saree – Gujarat

Southern styles

  • Mysore silk – Karnataka
  • Ilkal saree – Karnataka
  • Molakalmuru Sari – Karnataka
  • Sulebhavi sari – Karnataka
  • Venkatagiri – Andhra Pradesh
  • Mangalagiri Silk Sarees – Andhra Pradesh
  • Uppada Silk Sarees – Andhra Pradesh
  • Chirala Sarees – Andhra Pradesh
  • Bandar Sarees – Andhra Pradesh
  • Bandarulanka – Andhra Pradesh
  • Kuppadam Sarees – Andhra Pradesh
  • Dharmavaram silk saree – Andhra pradesh
  • Kanchipuram sari / Kanjivaram pattu – Tamil Nadu
  • Kasaragod saris – Kerala
  • Kumbakonam – Tamil Nadu
  • Thirubuvanam – Tamil Nadu
  • Coimbatore cotton – Tamil Nadu
  • Chinnalampattu or Sungudi – Tamil Nadu
  • Balarampuram – Kerala
  • Mundum Neriyathum – Kerala
  • Mayilati silk – Kerala
  • Kannur cotton – Kerala
  • Kalpathi silk sarees – Kerala
  • Maradaka silk – Kerala
  • Samudrikapuram silk and cotton – Kerala 
  • Pochampally Sari or Puttapaka sari – Telangana
  • Gadwal sari – Telangana
  • Narayanpet – Telangana, Maharashtra
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