Actually the turban is just a head gear, if their long hair is already been
cut down to short hair.
In a hot weather, the long hair which is bunted up becomes stinky and smelly
of curry smell.
It is put on when going to their temple or attending to traditional
The Singh just take the turban to lop over their head to show that it was a
traditional act of obedience.
Sometimes, when heavy wind or rain comes, their turban is blown off from
So during bad weather, they would rather take it off and keep in their bag
to avoid falling off their head.
However, since the past many years, most of the Singh don't even bother to
put on the turban when they go out to play or work.
Their long hairs are nowadays cut-off to normal short hair, as if it is kept
long, it is very smelly.
This is because the long hair tied into a small bun over the head for the
turban to lop over it.
Sometimes when nobody is watching at them, they removed it and place the
Many "Singh" have now cut off their very long hair, as it is hard to wash
and maintain in a clean condition every day.
It consumes a lot of time to wash the hair and to dry it up.
When the "Singh" cut of their long hair, they are no longer following the
Normally speaking, they are usually called as "modern" Singh.
However, if they are no longer in keeping their long bunted hair on their
head, they should not say it is their tradition anymore.
In this case, if he is in short hair, the turban put over his head should be
deemed as "non-traditional" anymore/
In which, in this case of his entering the bar, he should remove his turban
and keep it in his car instead.
It is considered a headgear like someone wearing a motorcycle helmet or
similarly someone put on a hat or a cap.
It is often seen people when entering a premises would remove their headgear
to show respect to the owner or proprietor.
In this case, this Singh could remove his turban and show his head to the
bar man whether his hair is long or short.
If long hair in a bunted form on his head is okay to enter the bar with the
turban on it.
But if his hair is short, his turban should be removed from his head
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