Jagmeet Singh is a Canadian Politician, Member of the House of Commons of Canada, who started his career in 2011.
He ran in the 2011 Ontario provincial election as the NDP candidate in the overlapping provincial riding, and defeated Liberal incumbent Kuldip Kular by 2,277 votes.
Jagmeet became the first New Democrat elected to represent the Peel Region, as well as the first turban-wearing MPP.
He ran for re-election in 2014. He won his riding with 43.6 per cent of the vote, beating Liberal challenger Kuldip Kular, whom Singh also ran against and unseated in 2011, and PC challenger Harjit Jaswal.
Jagmeet was elected leader of the federal NDP in the leadership election on October 1, 2017, having won on the first ballot with 53.8 per cent of the vote.
On June 17, 2020, he was removed from the House of Commons for the rest of the day after he called Bloc Québécois MP Alain Therrien a "racist" and refused to apologize when Therrien was the sole member to prevent unanimous consent on the second motion concluding systemic racism and discrimination in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) prior to the completion of the public inquiry from Singh's first motion.
Jagmeet Singh's net worth is currently estimated at $5 million.
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Jagmeet Singh is married to Gurkiran Kaur Sidhu since 2018.
Jagmeet Singh’s father is Jagtaran Singh.
Jagmeet Singh’s mother is Harmeet Kaur.
Siblings: Jagmeet Singh has a brother named Gurratan Singh.