Pagadi is the symbolic turban worn by Sikh men. It is mandatory for the Sikh male with long uncut hair, to tie a Pagadi. Pagadi is also worn by non Sikhs in Maharashtra and Rajasthan.There are many varied styles of Pagadi. Earlier Pagadi had to be manually tied to form a turban. Nowadays, colorful ready made turbans, stitched like hats, are available.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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