Bandhani word is a derived Sanskrit or Hindi word ‘Bandhana’, which means to ‘tie’ something. Bandhej is a variation of this word.
But you must be thinking that how Bandhani is a name of saree. Right? Bandhani is a traditional ‘tie and dye’ method which is impermeable in nature and done of the fabric.It looks beautiful and generally circular in pattern.
Bandhej is one of the oldest techniques and started around 5000 years ago. It is said that first Bandhani saree was worn a Bana Bhatt’s Harshacharita in a big royal marriage. The oldest visual of this saree is shown in the Ajanta caves