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Nehru jacket

 What is a Nehru Jacket

Nehru Jacket is a short sleeveless jacket with a high neck that is  worn  by  both men and women.

Jawaharlal Nehru  was  the first Prime  Minister of India .He attended Harrow and  Trinity College . Like his father Mr.Motilal Nehru, he trained to be a barrister. Both men were very fashionable attired.

The Sherwani and the achkan were long coats similar to the frock coats worn by Englishmen. In contrast,

the Nehru jacket is a  long  waist coat  with a close neck collar  which is also known as the  mandarin collar.

It is also  known as the bandhgala coat . The Nehru jacket was fashioned in the 1940s in India.

It is a coat worn on formal occasions and is typically associated with  Indian politicians who tend to wear it .

Both men and women have adopted the Nehru jacket in recent times.

It is available at


Fab India



Fab India

Jaipur- Rajasthali

 Fab India

Manyavar is a ethnic wear shop for me where the Nehru jacket  is available .



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