Randeep Sarai

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Randeep Sarai

Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Surrey Centre
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded byRiding established
Personal details
Born1974/1975 (age 43–44)[1]
Vancouver, British Columbia
Political partyLiberal
ResidenceSurrey, British Columbia

Randeep Singh Sarai MP (born April 15, 1975) is a Canadian politician who was elected as a Member of Parliament in the House of Commons of Canada to represent the federal electoral district Surrey Centre during the 2015 Canadian federal election.[2]

Early life[edit]

Sarai was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia to Sikh parents who had immigrated from Punjab, India. As a youth he developed a strong background in real estate development and urban planning. After graduating from Burnaby South Secondary School in 1993 Sarai earned his bachelors of arts at the University of British Columbia with a major in political science in 1998. He then attended law school at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, graduating with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) in 2001. Sarai was called to the bar in 2002, and practiced at a local law firm in Surrey before pursuing a career in politics.

Federal politics[edit]

On October 19, 2015, Sarai was elected Member of Parliament for Surrey- Centre. He formerly sat on the Citizenship and Immigration Committee as well as the Canada- U.S. Inter-Parliamentary Association. As of November 2016 Sarai is the chair of the Liberal Party Pacific caucus, but has since resigned.[3] and the co-chair of the Canada-Singapore Parliamentary Friendship Group.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.canada.com/story.html?id=f8e9889c-d79e-4d99-a6fc-51f774790fa7[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Liberal Randeep Sarai elected in Surrey Centre". Jon Azpiri. Global News. October 20, 2015. Retrieved October 20, 2015.
  3. ^ "MP Randeep Sarai new Chair of Liberal Party's Pacific Caucus | Indo-Canadian Voice Newspaper". www.voiceonline.com. Retrieved January 12, 2017.