A Sikh Soldier Became the First to Wear a Turban at Trooping the Colour

A Sikh Coldstream Guards soldier became the first to wear a turban during the Royal Horseguards ceremony Saturday – a move he said he hopes will be a “new change in history.”

The soldier, Charanpreet Singh Lall, wore the turban as part of the ceremonies for Trooping the Colour, a parade honoring Queen Elizabeth’s birthday. Over 1000 soldiers participated, but Lall was the only one wearing a turban.

“I hope that people watching, that they will just acknowledge it…

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