#HongKong resident goes from hiding his religion to fit in to becoming city’s first locally trained turbaned #Sikh solicitor 

Wearing his black lawyer’s gown and Sikh headgear, Saajandeep Singh, 25, stood out when he took his oath at Hong Kong’s High Court last month. He is believed to be the city’s first locally trained turbaned solicitor.“I felt a range of emotions. It was a culmination of years of work,” said the young man, the only member of an ethnic minority community among 23 new solicitors admitted on October 29.Both he and Baljinder Singh, founder of the Racial Integration Education and Welfare Association, an NGO dedicated to ethnic minorities, said the newly admitted lawyer was the city’s first locally trained turbaned Sikh solicitor.

Source: Hong Kong resident goes from hiding his religion to fit in to becoming city’s first locally trained turbaned Sikh solicitor | South China Morning Post