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A long wide scarf often worn draped over the head or across the shoulders, chiefly by women in South Asia.

[Hindi and Urdu dupaṭṭā, shawl of doubled cloth : du-, two (from Middle Indic; akin to Sanskrit dvau, twodvi-, combining form of dvau; see dwo- in Indo-European roots) + paṭṭā, strip of cloth (from Middle Indic paṭṭa, cloth, from Sanskrit paṭṭaḥ, of unknown origin).]


(dʊˈpʌtə) or


(Clothing & Fashion) a scarf worn in India
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The 23-year-old actress, who has been identified as Moumita Saha, was found hanging from the ceiling fan of her room with the help of a dupatta.
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Adding more drama, there were black saris with floor-kissing net capes, a quartet of lehenga/choli/bolero/dupatta in black and ivory and a kurta with a tiered tulle sharara and matching dupatta.
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The ward aya would wear cream colour shalwar kameez, cream colour dupatta, black sweater and black joggers and black socks.
See many so called religious minded females from extremely conservative, religious families who wear their headscarf inside and outside their own homes before na-mahram but their hair are visible, and wear their dupattas anywhere except where the dupatta is supposed to be, any day, anywhere
Objective: To assess the frequency, type of injuries and reason behind avoidable injuries due to dupatta entrapment in motorcycle wheels among female pillion riders.
It would seem unlikely that the diffuse pressure of the dupatta around the neck would cause the welldefined abraded ligature mark seen," Payne- James said.
When we were shooting Pal Do Pal, it never felt like I was working with a director, the way she spoke, the way she fixed my dupatta, the way she told us how to deliver dialogues, it was like a mother instructing her child.
I like the idea of having an individual style and therefore have always expressed that one should be versatile in the styling of the outfit, the dupatta can be made into a shirt or the shirt can be used as a dupatta.
It was a perfect unison of east and west that combined the art of Ralli and block print with a trendy crop top and palazzo pants finished with a stunning chundhri dupatta separate to complete the style.