#Sikh community cheers on Manpreet Kaur at Wednesday’s swearing-in

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) – A packed house was on hand at Bakersfield City Hall Wednesday night – many of them Punjabi Sikhs – for the swearing-in of one of their own. Manpreet Kaur, the first Punjabi Sikh on the Bakersfield City Council, took the oath of office alongside two colleagues.Kaur, just 29 years old and six months out of grad school – is the new Ward 7 city council representative, having won 54% of the vote in a three-person race last month.

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