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British Sikh woman confronts UK minister Boris Johnson for promoting whisky

I am a practicing Sikh and to me that is absolutely outrageous, said the British women

Press Trust of India  |  London 

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson had a tough time on Wednesday on the election campaign trail when a British Sikh woman admonished him for talking about whisky during a stop at a gurdwara in the city of Bristol. Johnson, whose wife is of Sikh origin, was forced to apologise for raising the issue of high tariffs on Scotch whisky imports into India, which could be brought down if a free trade deal is struck between India and the UK post- Brexit. "He was simply making the point that a free trade deal with, for example, India could be huge for both sides," said a spokesperson ...

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 22:01 IST
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