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Amandeep Singh Bhogal, Northern Ireland's Sikh candidate, held at Dubai airport

May 04, 2015    

Amandeep Singh Bhogal, Northern Ireland's first Sikh candidate in General Election, was held at the Dubai airport for not taking off his Sikh bangle - Kara.Bhogal was to take a flight to Northern Island to campaign for the upcoming general election. He represents the Conservative Party.CNN-IBN reports that Bhogal was asked to remove his turban as a security measure by airport authorities.Bhogal soon took to Twitter to contact the airport authorities and the Dubai Police. In a series of tweets and retweets, Bhogal expressed his dismay at the authorities.My Sikh faith being grossly violated at @...

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