Member of Parliament for Dorval—Lachine—LaSalle
Anju was born and raised in her riding, Dorval–Lachine–LaSalle, where she is the current Member of Parliament (M.P.). Before becoming an M.P. she practiced law for eight years. She is the first Canadian-Sikh to practice law in the Courts of Quebec. She is also not only the first Sikh but South Asian to ever be elected to any of the three levels of government in the province of Québec.
Anju holds a Masters of Law (LL.M.) and JurisDoctor (J.D.) from Université de Sherbrooke. She graduated with a Bachelors of Law Degree (LL.B.) from Université de Montréal and obtained an Honours Bachelors of Arts Degree in Political Science from Concordia University.
Regarding her altruistic side, Anju has always been concerned about the welfare of others and was a caregiver for four years. Anju provided pro bono advice to people in need and therefore helped those in need gain access to justice. She has volunteered and contributed to the Old Brewery Mission and continues to do so. As in the past, when Anju mentored youth, she continues to encourage them to pursue their dreams and achieve their goals.
Anju is a woman whose political commitment and involvement in society are second nature. She has been an active Liberal Party of Canada volunteer since age 13. Among other things, she had been elected Vice-President (Female) for Youth of the LaSalle-Émard Federal Liberal Association, a position she held for 10 years, and later served as Vice-President (Female) and Secretary of the same
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