Tag Archives: turban

UK Sikh man’s ‘T’Urban Outfitters photo goes viral

London, UK: A Twitter photograph of a Sikh man in the UK , turning a branch of fashion chain Urban Outfitters into ‘Turban Outfitters’ by using a sign, has gone viral. Chaz Singh, who is a councillor for Plymouth’s Drake Ward, created the funny photograph when he drew the letter ‘T’ on a paper and held the sign up in front ...

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Luxmanan Mehendran, Arnos Grove, cleared of religiously aggravated assault

London, UK: Two men have been cleared of a religiously aggravated assault after they were accused of kicking a Sikh lawyer’s turban off during a brawl. Luxmanan Mehendran, 27 of Ashridge Gardens in Arnos Grove, Enfield, and Aravinth Kandasamy, 26 of Essex, were accused of assaulting Rashvinder Singh Panesar outside St Paul’s Cathedral in April, 2013. It was alleged at ...

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A turban tale: For faith and fashion

Ludhiana, Punjab: Turbans in endless hues and colours, tied in different styles, not only reflect the love for and prestige in one’s faith, but are also a fashion statement. Over the past couple of decades, young Punjabis have been wearing turbans in different styles; the one called Patiala Shahi is the “in-thing” these days. “The Patiala Shahi style of wearing turban ...

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Are Sikhs turban-wearing TSA targets? App tracks claims of profiling

California, US: Amardeep Singh is a typical American guy — born in New Jersey, raised by a soccer mom, die-hard Yankees fan, player of fantasy football, married with two kids, attorney. Yet almost every time he travels, he said, he is pulled over by TSA agents for a secondary screening. Why? Singh is Sikh. For religious reasons, he wears a ...

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Ad featuring Sikh draws mixed reactions from community

Chandigarh, Punjab: An advertisement featuring a turbaned Sikh with a flowing beard may do for the community what nothing else has in such measure to promote their cause. It has the face of Indian-American designer and actor Waris Ahluwalia, which most Sikhs like to believe would educate the general public on who they are and help curb hate crimes against them. ...

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