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Today the Jodhpuri "safa" has become the most common headgear all over Rajasthan.The turbans and their colours differ with occassions too. The "Durbari paag" of Dholpur was to be worn while attending the royal durbar or court. There were "Shikari turbans" to be worn while hunting.

Saffron is considered the most sacred colour and is worn to weddings. Other colours such as red, magenta, are also worn. Dark blue, black, khaki are worn during the period of mourning.

Significance : Essentially protecting against the strong sun, it is an symbol of a man's honour. Knocked over it implies an insult, placed at man's feet it represents surrender, an exchange means brotherhood, when a man carries a turban in his hand to present to women, it tells bout her husbands death.