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Why are Indian woman returning to the traditional sari?

2 March 2014 Last updated at 11:48 GMT

Almost every Indian woman's wardrobe contains a sari - a long, usually colourful, piece of cotton or silk which draped around the body.

In urban India, the garments lost its significance in recent years, with more and more women opting for Western outfits.

But there are signs of a revival, as Shilpa Kannan reports from Delhi.

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