Indian female activists attended the Royal wedding wearing Banarasi Sarees

Priyanka Chopra wasn't the only Indian who was invited to the royal wedding on Saturday.

A number of Indian activists and social workers also received the invitation to the grand union between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at Windsor castle.

23 year old, Suhani Jalota is one of those activists - who runs 'Myna Mahila' foundation, who called it a "once in a lifetime opportunity" to get to attend the wedding.

Jalota's organization is based in Mumbai and deals with empowering women across all spectrum and came to limelight for producing low-cost sanitary napkins for the women living in slums.

The young social worker was accompanied by her colleages Imogen Mansfield, Deborah Das and Archana Ambre - all of whom decided to ditch the standard dress code of 'daytime dresses' and 'hats' for some gorgeous Banarasi sarees.

Standing out of the crowd, for apparent reasons, the women sure turned out to be head-turners as they strutted on the 'wedding picnic party' - hosted for some 1200 other people from public, who got a special invite to the wedding for their distinct social/cultural contributions.

Jalota's Myna Mahila foundation has previously seen support from Meghan, who also visited a number of the organization's volunteers and has chosen it to benefit from the proceeds being given out off the royal wedding.

Although the saying goes - 'When in Rome, do as the Romans do' - Indians for sure, leave no chance to be the representative of the culture, even if they're attending a western royal wedding.

Well, shout-outs for individuality and non-conformity.


The article includes few tidbits sourced from an Indiatimes article. You can read it here

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