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Ahead of Polls, It’s ‘Saree War’ between Narendra Modi & Rahul Gandhi

India | News18 | April 6, 2019, 8:35 am
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 As the countdown for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections has begun, a shopping slugfest has taken the markets by storm. While the politicians are giving a tough fight to their contenders through speeches and rallies, the trading community is luring customers by selling ‘Narendra Modi Sarees’ and ‘Priyanka & Rahul Gandhi Sarees’. One can find numerous shops filled with sarees having an image of PM Modi and Congress leaders Priyanka Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. These sarees are the latest trend which have started creating a lot of buzz across the nation.<br /><br />Salesmen display sarees with images of Prime Minister Narendra Modi printed on them, ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, at a shop in Surat. (Image: PTI)

As the countdown for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections has begun, a shopping slugfest has taken the markets by storm. While the politicians are giving a tough fight to their contenders through speeches and rallies, the trading community is luring customers by selling ‘Narendra Modi Sarees’ and ‘Priyanka & Rahul Gandhi Sarees’. One can find numerous shops filled with sarees having an image of PM Modi and Congress leaders Priyanka Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. These sarees are the latest trend which have started creating a lot of buzz across the nation.

Salesmen display sarees with images of Prime Minister Narendra Modi printed on them, ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, at a shop in Surat. (Image: PTI)

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 A salesman displays sarees with images of Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra printed on them, ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, at a shop in Surat, (Image: PTI)

A salesman displays sarees with images of Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra printed on them, ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, at a shop in Surat, (Image: PTI)

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 A sari with a printed image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is displayed at a shop in Udupi. (Image: Special Arrangement)

A sari with a printed image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is displayed at a shop in Udupi. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 A vendor was seen selling Congress merchandise outside the party headquarters at Delhi's Akbar Road. The major attraction was a saree featuring Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Indira Gandhi. (Image: Special Arrangement) (Image: Special Arrangement)

A vendor was seen selling Congress merchandise outside the party headquarters at Delhi's Akbar Road. The major attraction was a saree featuring Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Indira Gandhi. (Image: Special Arrangement) (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 A salesman shows a sari with printed images of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to a customer inside a shop in Kolkata. (Image: Reuters)

A salesman shows a sari with printed images of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to a customer inside a shop in Kolkata. (Image: Reuters)

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 Salesmen pack a sari with printed images of India's Prime Minister and Indian Army inside a shop in Surat. (Image: Reuters)

Salesmen pack a sari with printed images of India's Prime Minister and Indian Army inside a shop in Surat. (Image: Reuters)

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 Traders display a sari with printed images of India's Prime Minister and Indian Army inside their shop in Surat. (Image: Reuters)

Traders display a sari with printed images of India's Prime Minister and Indian Army inside their shop in Surat. (Image: Reuters)

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 A sari with printed images of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vallabhbhai Patel is displayed at a shop in Udupi. (Image: Special Arrangement)

A sari with printed images of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vallabhbhai Patel is displayed at a shop in Udupi. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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