Another honour for Punjab: 7 Punjab-origin persons elected in Ontario Provincial Parliament polls

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Another honour for Punjab: 7 Punjab-origin persons elected in Ontario Provincial Parliament polls
Newly elected Punjabi MPPs in Ontario government in Canada. -Photo courtesy Babushahi

The Hush Post: In yet another honour for Punjab and Punjabis, as many as seven Punjabis, who have won Canada’s Ontario Provincial Parliament elections held on June 7, 2018, had contested the provincial Assembly polls for the first time, Babushahi reported.

Another honour for Punjab: 7 Punjab-origin persons elected in Ontario Provincial Parliament polls
Newly elected Punjabi MPPs in Ontario government in Canada. -Photo courtesy Babushahi

The winners are as follow:-

Prabhmeet Singh Sarkari from Brampton South, Amarjot Singh Sandhu from Barampton West, Param Gill from Milton, Neena Tangri from Mississauga, Deepak Anand from Malton (all from PC Party) and Gurratan Singh from Barampton East, Sara Singh from Brampton Centre (both from NDP).

The Progressive Conservative Party led by Doug Ford swept the polls by winning 76 seats. The NDP stood second by winning 39 seats whereas the Liberal Party was pushed to poor third who could only win 7 seats. The Green Party won one seat, the Babushahi report said.

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