Welcome to SPN

Register and Join the most happening forum of Sikh community & intellectuals from around the world.

Sign Up Now!
  1.   Become a Supporter    ::   Make a Contribution   
    Target (Recurring Monthly): $200 :: Achieved: $98

Sikh News The turbanators

Discussion in 'Breaking News' started by Neutral Singh, Oct 8, 2004.

  1. Neutral Singh

    Neutral Singh
    Expand Collapse
    SPNer Supporter

    Jun 1, 2004
    Likes Received:
    The turbanators By: Mahmood Farooqui October 8, 2004

    It is remarkable how some colonial fantasies come back to haunt the colonised and the metropolitan countries alike, as the wheel turns full circle.

    Take the case of the Sikh turban, for instance, currently causing so much distress to the French government as well as to the immigrant Sikh community there.

    It is axiomatic in today’s times that a Sardar is one who wears a Pagri, or a Patka, in the peculiarly Sikh manner. It not only defines the identity of a Sikh but has also come to be seen as the very essence of Sikhness, so much so that a Sikh without a Pagri is almost a non-Sikh, in popular perception at least.

  2. Loading...

    Similar Threads Forum Date
    United Sikhs Turbanator aids victims of other turbanators Sikh Organisations Aug 20, 2014
    Heritage Sikhs in Singapore: Turbanators with Rich Tradition of Donning Uniform History of Sikhism Mar 8, 2011

  3. drkhalsa

    Expand Collapse

    Sep 16, 2004
    Likes Received:
    I was really nice reading and lot new piece of information for me
Since you're here... we have a small favor to ask...

More people are visiting & reading SPN than ever but far fewer are paying to sustain it. Advertising revenues across the online media have fallen fast. So you can see why we need to ask for your help. Donating to SPN's is vote for free speech, for diversity of opinions, for the right of the people to stand up to religious bigotry. Without any affiliation to any organization, this constant struggle takes a lot of hard work to sustain as we entirely depend on the contributions of our esteemed writers/readers. We do it because we believe our perspective matters – because it might well be your perspective, too... Fund our efforts and together we can keep the world informed about the real Sikh Sikhi Sikhism. If everyone who writes or reads our content, who likes it, helps us to pay for it, our future would be much more secure. Every Contribution Matters, Contribute Generously!

    Become a Supporter      ::     Make a Contribution     

Share This Page