Sant Singh (born 1911/1912)

Born in the Punjab, India, Sant Singh became a postman in Birmingham in 1960. He was the first postman to be allowed to wear a turban instead of the standard uniform cap. The High Commissioner for India in the United Kingdom, together with the Commonwealth Relations Office, worked closely with Royal Mail to amend the rules around uniforms.

In 1962, Sant Singh was made Head Postmaster of Birmingham.

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