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So here it is then, the Dustarbanga Turban. Resembling a large megaphone placed upside down, I was beginning to wonder how it stayed put on anyone's head. We have been in Amritsar for over two days now- this is turban country- and we have been to several places around the city, including to the haloed Harmandir Sahib, or Golden Temple, which is the holiest place for the Sikhs. I do not recall ever having spotted anyone wearing a Dustarbanga turban, even those ceremonial folk in the Golden Temple. I assume it is ancient Sikh war gear, no longer in active use. (Amritsar, Punjab, northern India, Nov. 2017)

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Author shankar s. from Dubai, united arab emirates

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