Indian-Origin Canadian Leader Reveals He Was Sexually Abused As Child
Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 7:49 PM
Canada's Indian-origin opposition leader Jagmeet Singh has revealed that he was sexually abused by his taekwondo teacher when he was 10-years old and said it is one of his regrets in life that he kept quiet about the assault. The 40-year-old Sikh-leader of New Democratic Party in his memoir said abuse took place in 1980s while he was growing-up in Windsor, Ontario, Global-News reported.
Watch: Cheers As Indian-Origin Leader Makes History In Canada Parliament
Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 7:20 PM
Indian-origin Jagmeet Singh created history in Canada when he made his debut in the House of Commons as the first non-white leader of a major opposition party in the country. The arrival of the leader, wearing a turban, into the house on Monday, cheered by all members, coincided with the induction of a senior woman member into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's cabinet.