Preceded bydistrict created NameAnju Dhillon Political partyLiberal RolePolitician
ProfessionAttorney PartyLiberal Party of Canada ReligionSikhism
Alma materConcordia University
Universite de Montreal EducationConcordia University, Universite de Montreal
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Anju Dhillon is a Canadian Liberal politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Dorval—Lachine—LaSalle in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 federal election. She is the first person of South Asian descent to be elected from the province of Quebec.
Dhillon was born and raised in Montreal, and began volunteering for Paul Martin's campaigns at age 13. For ten years she was Vice-President (Female) for Youth of the LaSalle-Émard Federal Liberal Association, and was subsequently its Vice-President (Female). Dhillon attended Concordia University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in political science, and then studied law at Université de Montréal, later becoming the first Canadian Sikh to practice law in Quebec. She has volunteered for the Old Brewery Mission in Montreal.