Sikh Hongkonger wants to change attitudes towards ethnic minorities, while also being first doctor in city to wear a turban

//Sikh Hongkonger wants to change attitudes towards ethnic minorities, while also being first doctor in city to wear a turban

Sikh Hongkonger wants to change attitudes towards ethnic minorities, while also being first doctor in city to wear a turban

Sukhdeep Singh, 23, is used to getting stares. “It’s because I’m so handsome,” he says, chuckling. At nearly 1.9 metres, Singh naturally stands out from most Hongkongers, but he believes his height is not the only reason he is considered different.“Some people who assume I don’t understand Cantonese would comment on my turban in front of me, and on the MTR, people would rather squeeze themselves into more crowded rows than take the empty seats next to me.”Singh is a final-year medical student…

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