Hats off: Head hunting on the campaign trail

Updated: April 01, 2014 20:35 IST

Leaders on the campaign trail are seen donning a wide variety of head gears, depending on the region they are campaigning in. Here's a look at a few of them.

Hats off: Head hunting on the campaign trail
Aam Admi Party (AAP) leader, Arvind Kejriwal wears a yellow turban and pays tribute to martyr Bhagat Singh at Khatkar Kalan Village, Nawan Shahr, some 40 kms from Jalandhar.
Hats off: Head hunting on the campaign trail
BJP veteran and leader LK Advani receives a traditional turban by a BJP supporter during a roadshow at Bavla town, some 30 kms from Ahmedabad. Advani said that he would accept any role the party would offer him after the Lok Sabha elections.
Hats off: Head hunting on the campaign trail
Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, wears a cap at an election rally in Doda, Jammu and Kashmir.
Hats off: Head hunting on the campaign trail
BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi wears a traditional turban at an election rally at Jayal in Nagaur district of Rajasthan.
Hats off: Head hunting on the campaign trail
Congress party's Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, sports a turban presented to him at an election campaign rally at Deoli town in Tonk district, Rajasthan
Hats off: Head hunting on the campaign trail
BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi wears a Mysore peta, at an election rally in Mysore.
Hats off: Head hunting on the campaign trail
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi wears a Mysore peta during an election rally in Bengaluru.
Hats off: Head hunting on the campaign trail
Congress party president Sonia Gandhi poses with an Assamese Japi, a traditional head gear that was presented to her during an election rally in Lakhimpur, Assam.
Hats off: Head hunting on the campaign trail
Also in Assam, Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is seen in two different kinds of hats - the Japi, while campaigning in Biswanath Chariali, 250kms from Guwahati and a different kind of a traditional hat during the election campaign rally at Gogamukh, in another part of Assam.
Hats off: Head hunting on the campaign trail
A candidate from Chandigarh - Gul Panag is spotted in the "AAP topi" during an election meeting.
Hats off: Head hunting on the campaign trail
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader, and candidate for the upcoming parliamentary elections, Arun Jaitley, wears an orange head scarf with the Sikh symbol, as he pays obeisance at the Golden Temple, in Amritsar.
Hats off: Head hunting on the campaign trail
BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi is seen in a headgear presented by Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, during an election campaign rally at Naxal-affected Bastar region.
Hats off: Head hunting on the campaign trail
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh receives a Japi, a traditional head gear, from Chief Minister of Assam - Tarun Gogoi, during an election campaign rally at Khumtai, in Assam
Hats off: Head hunting on the campaign trail
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief, Arvind Kejriwal and his supporters sport their usual white cap look, during their campaign rally in Varanasi, when ink and eggs were thrown at them.
Hats off: Head hunting on the campaign trail
Here is BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi during an election rally in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh.
Hats off: Head hunting on the campaign trail
Like mother Sonia Gandhi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi wears the traditional “Japi”. He was being felicitated by Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi in Sonitpur district.
Hats off: Head hunting on the campaign trail
Turbanator: Telangana Rashtra Samithi President, K Chandra Sekhar Rao during an election campaign rally in Medak district, Andhra Pradesh.
Hats off: Head hunting on the campaign trail
Rahul Gandhi dons yet another turban in Satna, Madhya Pradesh.
Hats off: Head hunting on the campaign trail
BJP National President Rajnath Singh being felicitated with a traditional Assamese "Japi" and Sorai during an election rally at Makum in Tinisukia district of Assam.

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