Dastar Cap – 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 of Headgears are listed.
Dastar (Sikh Turban): In the Sikh religion ,the turban is known as dastar and carries a lot of reverence and significance. It is worn to cover the long,uncut hair that is one of the five symbols of the Khalsa Sikh faith