The McGill Law School graduate, noted broadcaster and blogger describes herself as having "lived at the intersection of Canada and India my whole life." Her legal career reflects her South Asian Canadian citizenry, as she has interned with a Supreme Court lawyer in New Delhi and worked with the Commission for the Walkerton Inquiry here in Canada.
The Komagata Maru incident occurred during a time in Canadian history where there was a deep-seated prejudice against minorities and immigrants. NDP MP Jasbir Sandhu's motion today urged the Government of Canada to officially apologize in Parliament to the South Asian community in the House of Commons. I commend him.