First elected in 1997 as a member of the Reform Party, Calgary MP Deepak Obhrai became the first Hindu MP in the House of Commons, and was said to have 'been able to see the humanity beyond the politics,' according to caucus colleague Stephanie Kusie.
First elected in 1997 as a member of the Reform Party, Mr. Obhrai became the first Hindu MP in the House of Commons, and was said to have "been able to see the humanity beyond the politics," according to caucus colleague Stephanie Kusie. The Hill Times file photograph
Conservative MP Deepak Obhrai, who died last week after a brief battle with cancer, is remembered by his colleagues as a man “who took his job very seriously, but never took himself too seriously” and who “recognized humanity beyond the politics.”
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