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WATCH: BC NDP MLA elect Aman Singh has made history as the first turbaned Sikh in the BC Legislature.

Darpan News Desk Darpan, 30 Oct, 2020
  • WATCH: BC NDP MLA elect Aman Singh has made history as the first turbaned Sikh in the BC Legislature.

WATCH: BC NDP MLA elect Aman Singh has made history as the first turbaned sikh MLA elect in the BC Legislature. #BreakingBarriers.

"Systemic Racism Exists, the only way to fight it is to bring forward representation," said Mr Singh to DARPAN host Ish Sharma.

"Faced a lot of #Violence and #racism because of that," said MLA Aman Singh about how he has suffered during his younger days due to the colour of his skin and articles of faith like the turban.

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