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Varanasi: dhoti, saree at IIT convocation

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Varanasi, July 08, 2013
First Published: 22:58 IST(8/7/2013) | Last Updated: 23:01 IST(8/7/2013)

The IIT-BHU has decided to do away with the traditional black robe at its convocation ceremony to be held on Wednesday.


The boys will be seen wearing a dhoti or a pyjama and cream kurta while girls will either don a white salwar and cream kameez or a cream saree paired with a white blouse at the event where former president APJ Abdul Kalam is the chief guest.

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The institute would gift all students an angavastram (stoll) that would have the new logo of IIT-BHU on it.


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