Sikh-American nominated to serve as next Attorney General of New Jersey

Vastavam web: A prominent Sikh-American lawyer, who has “experienced hate and intolerance first-hand”, has been nominated to serve as the next Attorney General of the US state of New JerseyGurbir S Grewal, a public prosecutor who previously served as an Assistant US Attorney in New York and New Jersey, was named by New Jersey Governor-elect Phil Murphy on Tuesday.Grewal said that he decided to pursue public service to give back to a country that has given him and other immigrant families so much.

“I wanted to perhaps also show people that while I and others like me may look different or worship differently that we too are committed to this country”As someone who has experienced hate and intolerance first-hand throughout my life, I wanted to work to ensure that we all live in a fair and just society,” Grewal said after the announcement, reported.Grewal, who has spent most of his legal career in public service, is currently the Bergen County prosecutor. Working for a most populous county in New Jersey, Grewal serves a community of almost one million with his staff of 265.