Anita Anand Becomes The First Hindu Minister In Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau revealed his new cabinet on Wednesday, and along with several major shuffles of existing ministers, he also brought in seven new members to sit around the table where key government decisions are made. Four ministers of Indian origin were included in his cabinet. Anita Anand, a former law professor at the University of Toronto. The three other Indian-origin MPs, all Sikhs, inducted into the Cabinet are Navdeep Bains (42), Bardish Chagger (39) and Harjit Sajjan (49).

Anita Anand, a former law professor at the University of Toronto, has been given the charge of Public Services and Procurement Ministry. Liberal MP Navdeep Bains, took over the Innovation, Science and Industry portfolio. Another Sikh MP Harjit Sajjan, a former Vancouver police detective, has been inducted into the Cabinet as Minister of National Defence. While, Bardish Chagger has been given the Ministry of Diversity, Inclusion and Youth.
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