Punjabi singer Parmish Verma’s fiancé Geet Grewal loses Canada election

Defeated by 8,000 votes

Punjabi singer Parmish Verma’s fiancé Geet Grewal loses Canada election

Parmish Verma and Geet Grewal. File photo

Bathinda, September 22

Punjabi singer Parmish Verma’s fiancé Geet Grewal has lost the federal election in Canada. She contested on Liberal ticket from Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon.

Grewal has been defeated by Conservative Party candidate Brad Vis by around 8,000 votes. Vis got 43.9 per cent votes and Grewal 24.5 per cent.

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Another known Indo-Canadian face to lose the election was Conservative Party sitting MP Bob Saroya. Even Conservative sitting MP Jag Sahota lost to first-timer George Chahal of Liberal Party from Calgary Skyview.

As many 47 Punjabis were in the fray on a total of 338 seats in this federal election in Canada, out of which only 17 Indo-Canadian won. As there was Punjabi vs Punjabi contest on many seats in Punjabi-dominated city of Brampton in Ontario, where Maninder Sidhu, Ruby Sahota, Sonia Sidhu and Kamal Khera have won, but they have defeated Punjabis only. On these seats, Naval Bajaj, Medha Joshi, Ramandeep Brar and Gurprit Gill have lost, respectively. — TNS

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