Lucknow: PM Narendra Modi’s chest size measures at 50 inches and shoulders at 21 inches, revealed PMO office to Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU) officials.
PM is scheduled to attend a convocation ceremony here on Friday.
According to TOI, When authorities contacted PMO to confirm PM’s measurement for the achkan suit that he will be wearing at the ceremony, they were given a 50-inch chest size and 21 inch shoulder size to be conveyed to the tailor.
The university is getting the golden-coloured achkan stitched by a tailor in Delhi.
Modi’s 56-inch chest has been the topic of discussion, since 2014, when in a repartee to Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, he said : "Netaji has said Modi does not have what it takes to make another Gujarat out of UP. Do you know what making another Gujarat requires? ... It requires a chhappan inch ki chhati (56-inch chest)."