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    A British Sikh's Facebook Post About Racism Has Gone Hugely Viral

    "I offered to shake his hand, to bring the unpleasantness to an end. That is when he punched me, and knocked my turban off my head."

    This is Navjot Sawhney, a London-based engineer who is currently travelling through Europe.

    While stopping over in Poland for the weekend, Sawhney went to a club called Shakers with a few of his friends.

    Sawhney told BuzzFeed that while all his friends were allowed to enter the club, he wasn’t. According to him, the bouncer said that since he was wearing a turban, it meant he was a “terrorist”.

    After a discussion with the bouncer and an attempt to end the situation, the bouncer punched Sawhney, resulting in his turban falling to the ground.

    "I offered to shake his hand, to bring the unpleasantness to an end," Sawhney said. "That is when he punched me, and knocked my turban off my head."

    Sawhney wrote a Facebook post about the incident that has been several thousand times.

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    It also garnered the attention of the Polish embassy in London, which assured Sawhney it would look into the matter.

    A few days after his first post, Sawhney wrote another one in which he thanked all the people that supported him and the Polish embassy. He also attached an apology from the club.

    "The support and encouragement I have received since I posted about my experience in Krakow has been truly overwhelming," Sawhney told BuzzFeed.