Sikh Student Says Thirsty Turtle Discriminated Against His Religion

August 13, 2009

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Diamondback Online

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A Sikh graduate student says Thirsty Turtle denied him service two weeks ago because of the turban that he's religiously obligated to wear.

Ramik Chopra, 26, a master's of business administration student who lives in College Park, wears his turban to work, formal occasions and around the house, but when he showed up at Thirsty Turtle on July 31, he said he was told he couldn't wear it inside the bar.