India-born Anshdeep Singh Bhatia first Sikh in Trump's security fleet

Anshdeep, who was earlier asked to change his looks to get cleared for the security job, had fought a legal battle to get court nod for the job.

Published: 12th September 2018 02:40 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th September 2018 02:56 PM   |  A+A-

Anshdeep Singh Bhatia (Photo | Twitter /@HardeepSPuri)

By Online Desk

Anshdeep Singh Bhatia, a Ludhiana-born Sikh man, has been inducted into the security team of US President Donald Trump recently. He is the first turbaned Sikh to achieve this historical feat, according to a report.

Anshdeep was inducted into the Presidential security team last week after he completed the rigorous training for the dream job.

Bhatia originally hails from Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh. Following the anti-Sikh riot in 1984, his family moved to Ludhiana in Punjab. While Anshdeep lost his uncle, his father was shot thrice during the pogroms. 

In 2000, when Anshdeep was only 10, his father Devendra Singh had moved his family to the United States.

Anshdeep, who was earlier asked to change his looks to get cleared for the security job, had fought a legal battle to get court nod for the job.

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  • Joe

    He's a member of the U.S. Capitol Police
    1 month ago reply
  • Grant Sayet

    Mr. Anshdeep Singh Bhatia is a member of the Washington Capitol Police which is responsible for protecting US Senators
    2 months ago reply
    • Joe

      You are mostly correct. Its U.S. Capitol Police and they are responsible for protection of Congress as a whole
      1 month ago reply
  • Sara Kaur Dhillon

    4 months ago reply
  • Dhayal Nagaraj

    Sikhs are not truly worthy to be security guards. Trump should not make the same mistake Indragandhi did to herself.
    4 months ago reply
    • H singh

      Salea nagraj ...tenu vi thok dena vadde nu....tenu v chahidi ai security salea..
      4 months ago reply
    • Vs

      You have no idea who Sikhs are. Consult your dad. One guy named nagaraj was a theif and by your reasoning it means you are a theif too.....
      4 months ago reply
    • P Setra

      But Trump did not make the same mistake Indira Gandhi did. Mr. Nagaraj
      4 months ago reply
  • Satinder kaur

    Congrats beta
    4 months ago reply
  • Dr Gulati

    It is great honor for India and special for Pan jab. The Sikh Community is proud of our Hero. ..who has kept our Flag of Being the Winners in every situation Salute to our Hero Dr Gulati BKK
    4 months ago reply
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