Rajasthan is a place famous for its hot and dry weather throughout the year. However, there are several tourists from all over the world and domestic tourists who throng this region of colors. The buildings are colorful, the females wear bright and colorful fabrics which are mirrored and sequined, and males too wear >colorful attire in festivals.
However, there is a crown they wear on their heads called ‘turban’. It is wound around the head and there are various methods to tie a turban. The turbans are worn by Bollywood stars in several movies. Shah Rukh Khans sports various turbans including the Rajasthan turbans in his movies.
Traditionally, the turban is called ‘Pagri’ and there is a significance why the men wear this turban. It is also known as ‘Paag’ or ‘Saafa’ in some regions. In different regions of India, people wear different types of turbans. However in Rajasthan alone, every 10 -15 km you travel is a different way they tie the turban.
For different seasons there is a different type of turban that the men of Rajasthan sport. For example in monsoons, they sport the turban with tye and dye in waves. Some of them wear striped colored turbans especially pink and green or red and yellow lahariya turbans.
Safa: This turban is the longest measuring nine meters in length and one meter in width.
Pancharanga: These are specially colored turbans worn by the men of Rajasthan especially in harvest season.
Falgunia: They have mainly red and white colored designs is worn during Holi celebrations.