More than 10,000 people attended the Turban Day in Oslo

10,000 attended Turban Day in OsloTurban Day in Oslo.Photo: Håkon Mosvold Larsen / NTB scanpix

Over 10,000 people attended the Turban  day in Oslo on Saturday. Those who attended were served Indian food and got the opportunity to wear a turban.

The day was celebrated with a sikh train of nearly a thousand people who went from Østbanehallen to Spikersuppa, escorted by police horses,  Aftenposten writes.
After had reached its destination, people were given Indian snacks and had turbans twirled around their head by volunteers. The queue to wear  a turban and get it twirled around your head went from Spikersuppa to Egertorget.
The Turban Day coincides with the Sikh festival Vaisakhi.
– We want tell the world what Sikhism is like and that, although we have a beard and turban, we are not dangerous,  the main organizer of the turban day, Sumeet Singh Patpatia, says.

 

Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today

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