Mehandi sign of prosperity
Applying mehandi on the brides hand and legs was a tradition followed by many cultural groups in northern part of India.It has its own value and is being carried on from genrations to generations.Its a sign of good omen for all functions and festivals .But now it’s a tradition or call it a fashion statement to apply mehandi.
You can see many stalls and designers all over the city exhibiting their art on their customers in every part of the city.
Says Raj, a designer owning a shop at B.M.Habitat mall , that this is a rage among the college goers to decorate their hands with various designs available with them.He says that since three years in Mysore he has seen a change in the mindset of people.People invite them during marriage celebrations to get various designs.”Mysore city has a grip of both western and cultural and still maintains the style in its own way , says kalpana one of the customer.
The price of the design ranges from 100 with the minimum to 8000 per design for the bridal make up.
People who throng to these malls do find time and get these art on their palms and legs.
The artificial tatoo is also available in the shoppe which can last for a week or so. Next time if you want to carry on the art on your palms do visit these small vendors at various part of the city to look ethnic still outgoing.
Dr MS Sapna