Mithila Turban – Stamps on Headgears of India 2017.
A set of 16 stamps was issued by India Post on Headgears of India on 10 Feb 2017.These headgears from different parts of the country signify social ,cultural and community values. A set of 16 Souvenir covers issued by India Post on these 16 types.
Mithila Turban: The “Paag” is a headgear in the Mithila region of Bihar worn by Maithil people.It is a symbol of honour and respect originating from the Mithila region. The Paag dates back to pre-historic times when it was made of plant leaves.It exists today in a modified form .Paags designed and developed by Maithil people are of different shades,colors and shapes considering fitting and suitability.