Dr Kulvinder Manik voted Remain in 2016 but had a change of heart after watching anti-Brexit MPs trying to thwart the result of the referendum and decided to cancel his Labour Party subscription and jump on the Farage bandwagon. The 47-year-old GP and qualified barrister has worked in the NHS for 23 years and runs a pop-up clinic for Bradford’s homeless community, which takes him to the frontline of the underdogs’ battle for much-needed services. Despite having no political experience, the Yorkshire native believes he has what it takes to help Nigel Farage’s group end Jeremy Corbyn’s grip on the seat which has been continuously red for 74 years.
Dr Manik told Express.co.uk: “Our vote has been subverted, perverted and inverted.
“I am not a professional politician but I do have real-life experiences as a barrister and an NHS doctor.
“I have a passion to resuscitate democracy and I want to inject what life experiences I have into bringing about change.
“If I can help rescue democracy and restore it and help the next generation I would be very happy.
Dr Kulvinder Manik says he will 'resuscitate democracy' if voters elect him as a Brexit Party MP (Image: Dr Kulvinder Manik/Getty)
Nigel Farage's Brexit Party selected Dr Manik to contest the Labour-held South Bradford seat (Image: GETTY)
“Here in Bradford South, we have had 74 years of Labour rule. Labour thrives in deprived areas due to fear-mongering.”
The father-of-one decided to run in the pre-Christmas election after having a candid conversation with his teenage daughter who was concerned over politicians’ unwillingness to deliver on the results of the EU referendum.
He could not bear to stand by and watch the Brexit saga drag on and on as Remainer lawmakers appeared to use delay tactics to prevent the UK from leaving the