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Indian-origin becomes 1st female Sikh judge in US

by nishaan@magazine

One more first for the community.  Manpreet Monica Singh has been sworn in as a Harris county judge, becoming the first female Sikh judge in the United States. She was sworn in as a judge of the Harris County Civil Court at Law No. 4 in Texas.

Manpreet was born and raised in Houston and now lives in Bellaire with her husband and two children. Prior to this, she has been a trial lawyer for 20 years, and involved in numerous civil rights organizations at the local, state, and national levels.

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said: “It was a proud day for the Sikh Community, but also a proud day for all people of Colour who see the Diversity of the City of Houston in the Diversity of the Court”.

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