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Club or no club, Indian men should wear what is more suited to our climate

Suits and ties are hardly suitable for Indian climate and acceptance based on clothes is not genuine acceptance anyway

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T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan
Recently, a well-known editor, TV personality and man-about-town, Shekhar Gupta, tweeted “Just got thrown out of Bangalore Club for being dressed in kurta-pajama”. He added that he had been better dressed then some of the men in polyster bush-shirts.

In response a friend of mine who is a member of the Club tweeted that it is, after all, a club, implying that it can ask its members to dress in the ways it prescribes. Another friend asked how the liberals of Bangalore, not to mention the eminent author Amitava Ghosh who had supported such dress codes in clubs, would respond.

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First Published: Apr 29 2018 | 10:08 AM IST

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