Gayatri Devi − often styled as Maharani Gayatri Devi, Rajmata of Jaipur. Born as Princess Gayatri Devi of Cooch Behar. She was the third Maharani of Jaipur from 1939 to 1970 through her marriage to HH Maharaja Sawai Man Singh
The saree was first worn during the glorious Indus Valley Civilization. A 2800BC statue of a female priest depicts her in a saree. The name “saree” originated from the Sanskrit word ‘sattika’ and finds considerable mention in the Buddhist and Jain Scriptures. Interestingly, it was believed that inserting a needle into a piece of cloth made it impure and the saree was the ideal solution.