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Indians Are Unhappy About Female Athletes Wearing Blazers Over Sarees For The Olympics Opening March

Even the athletes themselves have expressed displeasure over their uniforms.

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The 2016 Olympics kicked off in Rio with athletes from all participant countries marching around the host stadium during the opening ceremony.

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India's men were made to wear blue blazers, while the women looked stunning in yellow and blue sarees.

All set for tonight :) @Guttajwala @Pvsindhu1

However, when the Indian contingent marched out, it turned out that the women were also made to wear blazers over their sarees.

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A lot of people expressed displeasure at this choice of outfit.

Must be banned immediately RT @edanderson101: @sidin Sari + blazer = not a good look.

Disappointed with #Ind costume,We r the most colourful nation, n those sari and blazer combination is bad @IndianOlympians #OpeningCeremony

How you putting a blazer on a Sari? #OpeningCeremony

The women from the indian and bengali teams were wearinf hefty blazer on top of saree you know. Babes believe in your slay!

Some of the female athletes themselves, including badminton star Jwala Gutta, had given a thumbs down to the blazers prior to the event.

In an interview with Indian Express, Gutta had said that she would be carrying the blazer in her hand instead of wearing it during the ceremony.
Twitter: @Guttajwala

In an interview with Indian Express, Gutta had said that she would be carrying the blazer in her hand instead of wearing it during the ceremony.

In fact, there were many players, like fellow shuttler Ashwini Ponnappa, who also chose to hold on to their blazers instead of wearing them and covering their sarees.

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You do you, guys.

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