November 2020 \ Diaspora News \ INDIAN DIASPORA IN CANADA
8 Indo-Canadians elected MLAs in British Columbia polls

Eight Indo-Canadians were elected ...

By Gurmukh Singh, Mr Aman Singh

Ms Rachna Singh

Dr Gulzar Cheema in the Surrey-Panorama constituency. Born at Pabwan village near Jalandhar, Sims came to Canada at the age of nine. Rachna Singh of the ruling party retained her Surrey-Green Timbers seat by beating Dilraj Atwal of the Liberal Party. Nikki Sharma of the ruling NDP won in Vancouver-Hastings. Indian-origins make up about 10 per cent of the British Columbia population of five million.

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