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Tanmanjeet Dhesi: Britain's first turban-wearing Sikh MP reveals 'disillusioning' extent of racial abuse

From having his turban ripped off at school, Tanmanjeet Dhesi went on to excel and has now reached the House of Commons....

Standing up to deliver his maiden speech in the House of Commons after being elected as Britain’s first turban-wearing Sikh MP last year, Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi’s sense of responsibility was acute.

“The hand of history, the huge excitement, anticipation and sheer expectations weigh heavily on my shoulders,” the MP for Slough told his new colleagues. “A glass ceiling has truly been broken and I sincerely hope that many more like me will follow in the years and decades to come.”

Within days, the speech had gone viral online, with millions watching...  

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