He remembers vividly that fateful day when he threw his 6m-long turban into a river to pull to safety a Malay teenager, who had fallen into Sungai Kerian near Parit Buntar in Perak. The then constable Sohan Singh Sidhu said he was walking along Sungai Kerian on the evening of Jan 23, 1965, after work. […]
Proudly owned by a devoted Sikh, Avtar Singh Manui, this extra large headgear weighs a hefty 100lbs and measures an astonishing 645 metres when unwrapped. Mr Manui has been regularly adding to the colourful turban for the past 16 years and said that it now takes him an incredible SIX hours to put on. “I […]
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Article Originally Published BY Simran Jeet Singh on Huffington Post Although it is counted as the world’s fifth largest religion, relatively few Americans know about the Sikh tradition. This lack of awareness has had severely negative consequences, especially when Americans mistakenly equate a turban with terrorism. The first casualty of a hate crime after 9/11 was a turbaned Sikh American, […]
A turban worn by Sikh warriors serving in the British Indian Army in the 19th Century has gone on display in Coventry. The Fortress turban is on loan from the British Museum to the Herbert Museum. It is known as a dastaar boonga, and is distinct to the original Sikh warriors, the Akali Nihangs, the […]
Dastaar “Clinics” are appearing all over Punjab and India helping the youth to tie Stylish Dastaars and helping in the recent trend of wearing dastaars and keeping their Kesh.
Dastaar, Wear Proudly
The Place Where Guru Gobind Singh Ji Held Competitions in wearing the Dastaar artistically