Old traditional sandals or rampeetshane
They are traditional sandals made of animal skin. The skin is taken from the forehead of a slaughtered cow. It is then softened with animal fat and water and cut out with a knife then, turned using a strong tree branch and a long stick to make it softer. They were worn by everybody. Nowadays most people who wear the old type of rampeetshane on daily basis are head boys and some villagers especially old men and young boys. As time went by and with more exposure to western culture, people used old car tyres to make the sandals because they were readily available.
These days the sandals are more fashionable. Different colours and patterns are used. They are made in factories with modern machinery and cow skin is used. The skin is much softer and they are decorated with different things like beads. They are very comfortable and people wear them with all kinds of attire.
Modern sandals or rampeetshane, the design has changed and leather is used
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