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The dhoti, also known as veshti, vetti, dhuti, mardani, chaadra, dhotar, jaiñboh, panchey, is a type of sarong, tied in a manner that outwardly resembles "loose trousers".It is a lower garment forming part of the ethnic costume for men in the Indian subcontinent.The dhoti is fashioned out of a rectangular piece of unstitched cloth, usually around 4.5 metres (15 ft) long, wrapped around the waist and the legs and knotted, either in the front or the back.An artiste performing a Dogri dance at a theatre in Jammu.The dhoti is touted as the male counterpart of the sari worn by females to religious and secular ceremonies (functions)...

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