June 9, 2018 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Ontario: Seven Punjabis have made it to Ontario’s Queen Park (Parliament) in the provincial elections with the Progressive Conservative Party (PC) making a comeback after 15 years, unseating the Liberals.
The PC headed by Doug Ford won 76 of the total 124 seats. The Liberals with just seven seats lost the “official party” status. The NDP headed by Jagmeet Singh bagged the second spot with 40 seats.
Jagmeet Singh’s brother Gurratan Singh (NDP) won from Brampton (East), defeating Sudeep Verma of the PC.
Sara Singh of the NDP, who originally hails from Ropar, won the Brampton (Centre), defeating Harjit Jaswal of the PC.
Prabhmit Singh Sarkaria of the PC won Brampton (South), defeating Parmjit Gill of the NDP.
Amarjot Singh Sandhu of the PC defeated Jagroop Singh of the NDP in Brampton (West).
Param Gill of the PC won from Milton, defeating Indira Naidu of the Liberals.
Deepak Anand of the PC won Missisagua-Malton, defeating Nikki Clark of the NDP.
Neena Tangri (PC) defeated Jacqueline Gujarati of the NDP in Missisagua-Streetsville.