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Inspiring moment Sikh man is called to the Bar - wearing his traditional Sikh robes

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Watch the inspiring moment a Sikh man is called to the Bar - wearing his traditional robes.

Lovejoyt Singh, 24, was called to the Bar last month after completing the first stages of law training - and was able to wear his Sikh attire to the event.

The future barrister was called to the Bar during a special ceremony at Temple Church, London, on November 25.

The inspiring video shows Lovejoyt wearing traditional Sikh robes, known as Baana, as he collects his certificate - which he described "such a privilege".

Lovejoyt, from Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, said: "In this profession, you often don't see anything beyond the realms of tradition.

"It's very rare to see someone wearing traditional robes - normally everyone just wears black suits and ties.

"But after all these years of hard work, my community is very proud of what I have achieved so being called to the Bar in my robes is a privilege.

"It's a victory not just for me but for all minority communities out there - I'm not saying I'm a role model, but they need to see people they can relate to.

"I believe be the change you want to see in the world - and this is definitely a step in the right direction."

Filmed November 25th 2021.

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