License of clubs enforcing dhoti ban will be revoked, says Jaya

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    A very landmark decision by Jayalalithaaa.

    Indeed, it is a cultural thing.

    MF Hussein was not allowed in a club in Kolkata because he came barefoot. What's wrong in being barefoot, when a multitude of Indians walk barefoot? And anyway that was the Indian culture till the khadams (wooden clogs) came into being. Why can;t we also wear khadams to clubs and uphold our culture.

    And the Muslims should be allowed to come in lungis. That is their culture.

    And there should be spittoons too since a lot of people have this habit of spitting all over. It is a cultural thing, but then we cannot deface the walls or the floors.

    And we must forbid foreign culture like suits and sherwanis and things like that since they are the attire of the conquerors and invaders.

    The President must abandon his sherwani or whatever he wears and don the dhoti.

    And Mamata Bannerjee should be an icon and so we must allow all to wear hawai slippers since it is an all purpose footwear which works in the bathroom so that one does not slip and also ideal for dancing in a pub!

    and since we cherish our Indian culture, Hindu widows should only wear white and have their head shorn when they come to a club and eat food that is made in organic salt and no meat or fish and also come barefoot!

    and no eating with fork and spoon or chopsticks. That is not our culture.

    To many this would appear outlandish, but then what is the answer?

    There is already a clamour that one must close down pubs and not wear bikinis at the beach since that is not 'our culture'.

    What is 'our culture' and can we have 'our culture' (as decided by politicians) just to suit our political needs and play to the gallery?
     
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    Would Jayalalithaa accept reverting to this as upholding 'Indian culture'?
     
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    Therefore, a club is governed by its rules.

    It is correct however that they cannot form an organisation that is anti national in nature.

    What is the national interest issue in their dress code?

    Next, some jingo will demand that only Indian or local food should be on the menu since that is 'our culture'.

    Or someone will say that the toilets should be of the squatting type since that is 'our culture'.

    The interpretation of 'our culture' can go to any limits.

    All a Govt should ensure is that no club activity is anti national or causes a law and order problem.

    Judges are not Gods in any case. If they cannot understand rules, then God Bless!

    Why should I rise in Court when the Judge enters the court?

    One can say that is not 'our culture' to rise for any Tom, Dick a.nd Harry

    'Our Culture' states that we must rise and touch the feet of Brahmins.

    So, why are we not doing that?
     
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    I think the main intention is to have a "professional" dress code which I guess loosely translates into something that requires effort and isn't too casual. I guess within those guidelines many sub ethnic articles of clothing could be included.
     
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