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Pictures: No bearskin as first Sikh guardsman makes history

London,UK: A Sikh soldier was today making history when he became the first guardsman to wear a turban rather than a bearskin at Buckingham Palace. Jatinderpal Singh Bhullar, 25, has been allowed to break hundreds of years of tradition to observe his religion as he joins colleagues from the Scots Guards on parade. Bhular, whose wish to shun the bearskin ...

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Sikh soldier who will be the first to guard Buckingham Palace without a bearskin

UK: The British Army is embroiled in a damaging row after the first Sikh soldier allowed to wear a turban rather than a bearskin on ceremonial duties suffered abuse from his colleagues. Guardsman Jatinderpal Singh Bhullar, 25, who joined the Scots guards this year, has been given permission to wear a turban outside Buckingham Palace, breaking hundreds of years of ...

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