Mumbai: Many Twitter users were pleasantly surprised to see the new hashtag #SareeTwitter trending on the microblogging website. By Tuesday morning, the site was flooded with posts from people sharing their favourite saree pictures using the new trending hashtag.
As #SareeTwitter and #SareeSwag continued to trend, celebrities and politicians shared their photos in their favourite sarees.
Shiv Sena's Priyanka Chaturvedi shared not one, but four photos that show her in the traditional garment.
"Here comes a trend I can completely relate to!" wrote BJP leader Nupur Sharma.
Actress-politician Nagma also praised the versatility of the saree and shared her photo.
Saree dipicts our Indian tradition and culture. It is also supposed to be known as our sexiest costume. One looks dignified , elegant, beautiful , graceful and yet can seem very appealing in it #SareeTwitter pic.twitter.com/gVIuAZ6Uco— Nagma (@nagma_morarji) July 15, 2019
Some of the other entries to #SareeTwitter:
The saree is a very popular attire in Sri Lanka too. And the best example of how much Sri Lankan women love the artistry of our handloom weavers. Here with my musician friend Soundarie David Rodrigo . #SareeTwitter pic.twitter.com/bFU2HxpW7F— Nirupama Menon Rao, निरुपमा राउ, بینظیر (@NMenonRao) July 16, 2019
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