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Jagmeet Singh, the man who is the first non-white party leader in Canada

In December 2013, Singh was denied a visa to visit India. This was the first time the Indian government had denied entry to a legislator from the West

Veer Arjun Singh 

Known for his bright turbans, tailor-made suits and eloquence, 38-year-old Jagmeet Singh, a criminal lawyer-turned-politician, was recently posed a rude question. Singh was in his home state of Ontario ahead of being elected as the first non-white leader of a major political party in Canada, when he was confronted by a hysterical white woman in the middle of his speech at an event he called “Jagmeet and Greet”. “When is your Sharia going to end?” yelled the woman, referring to a conservative interpretation of Islam, as she charged at Singh.   Singh smiled in ...

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First Published: Fri, October 06 2017. 23:00 IST
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