Preet Didbal was elected as the Mayor of Yuba city in California. She gets the honor of becoming the first Indian Sikh woman to hold this post. She was elected to Yuba City Council in 2014 and is currently vice-mayor.
She will be sworn in on December 5th.She is the first woman in her family to graduate from college. There are also other Sikh mayors. Ravi Bhalla was recently elected as Mayor of Hoboken in New Jersey. Currently there are about 5,00,000 Sikh population in the U.S.