Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Jagmeet Singh Boasts of His Hair, Says Ready to Reveal It under Right Conditions

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Jagmeet Singh Boasts of His Hair, Says Ready to Reveal It under Right Conditions

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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh vaunts hair

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ALMA, Que. - Newly minted federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says the hair nestled tightly under his turban is real and it's spectacular.

During a trip to Quebec's Saguenay region Tuesday ahead of a federal byelection later this month, Singh said he's sometimes asked what's under his Sikh religious headwear.

His response appeared to challenge Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to a sort of hair-off.

Singh wears a turban in public to hide what he referred to as his luscious mane.

The turban has been the subject of controversy since he ran for his party's leadership due to it being a potential liability in the fiercely secular province of Quebec.

"Sometimes, people ask me, what's inside your turban? …

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