Angad Singh Dhillon gets key post in Canadian govt

Angad Singh Dhillon from Punjab has become the Director of Operations in the Ministry of Transport, Federal Government of Canada.

Dhillon, who hails from Ghungrana village of Ludhiana, represents one of the illustrious families of Punjab that served people of the region for almost a century. While his great grand father Gurnam Singh Ghungrana was one of the pioneer members of the SGPC in the early 1930s, his grandfather Jagjit Singh Ghungrana was well-known as a progressive farmer and farm leader.

Graduating in international relations from Mount Allison, Sackville, New Brunswick, Angad joined the Liberal Party in 2015 as a field organiser with responsibility for the Peel region — which has 11 parliamentary ridings (constituencies). The party’s win in all 11 Peel ridings drew recognition to his hard work and organising skills. Moving later to Ottawa as assistant, outreach, and operations with the Liberal Research Bureau, Dhillon was seconded to the Ministry of Canadian Heritage as special assistant, policy before joining — In 2017 — as director of outreach at the LRB, from where he was picked up to join the Ontario Regional Desk in the PMO.

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