Harjit Singh Sajjan

Harijit Singh Sajjan

Question: In newly formed Cabinet of Canada Indian origin Harjit Sajjan has been sworn in aa-

(a) Defence minister
(b) Home minister
(c) Finance minister
(d) Foreign minister

Ans (a)

Related facts:

  • Indian origin Harjit Singh Sajjan was sworn-in as Defence Minister of Canada on 4 November 2015.
  • Sajjan was first elected as Member of Parliament representing the  Vancouver South during the  2015 federal election.
  • His was born in a Sikh family of Punjab province of India.
  • Harjit also became the first Sikh to serve as Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia regiment.

Reference:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harjit_Sajjan

http://pm.gc.ca/eng/minister/honourable-harjit-singh-sajjan

http://www.hindustantimes.com/world/indian-origin-ex-soldier-harjit-sajjan-is-canada-s-new-defence-minister/story-1zglMprj9A8G8PGwtsr8XL.html

http://www.hindustantimes.com/world/indian-origin-ex-soldier-harjit-sajjan-is-canada-s-new-defence-minister/story-1zglMprj9A8G8PGwtsr8XL.html

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