On Sunday, when the RSS made the announcement that made national headlines, and it was nothing short of page 1 in all newspapers today. This is what the esteemed governor of Tripura had to say:
Swayamsevaks world over welcome change from khaki knickers to brown trousers. They'll wear thr new Ganavesh as proudly as they wore the old— Tathagata Roy (@tathagata2) March 14, 2016
Let's face it, the RSS has decided to do away with the one item of clothing that has been used the most against them: the khaki shorts that results in every swayamsevak of the organisation being called 'chaddiwala' by critics. Somehow 'pant-wala' just won't cut it.
And this wouldn't look as great if all of them were wearing pants. Or would it?:
The good times when the knickers were worn proud and high are ending. We now won't have photos like this: