WATCH: Boris Johnson outrages Sikhs by talking about whisky in temple

Foreign secretary Boris Johnson blundered again  when he talked about whisky during a visit to a Sikh temple - a religion which bans alcohol.

Wednesday, 17th May 2017, 4:39 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:35 pm
Boris Johnson at the Sikh temple

The gaffe-prone Tory - whose wife is of Sikh descent - found himself in hot water when he went on the campaign trail in Bristol.

He wore a ceremonial orange turban and joked he was pleased to have worn socks with no holes.

But the mood turned sour when he addressed the congregation inside the Nirman Sewak Jatha temple about a free-trade agreement with India post-Brexit.

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Boris Johnson at the Sikh temple
Boris Johnson at the Sikh temple