The Peshawari Chappal beyond that fact that it originated in Peshawar over one hundred years ago. However it would be fair to presume that it became a popular shoe due to the low price of the necessary materials and the easily availability of them. It is interesting to note that Peshawar locals have a different name for the Peshawari Chappal instead calling it ‘Saplai’ which in their local language means footwear.