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Sukh Dhaliwal is a Canadian businessman and politician. He has served as the Liberal Member of Parliament for Surrey-Newton since 2015. He was previously the Member of Parliament for Newton—North Delta from 2006 to 2011.
|Net Worth||$4 million|
Sukhminder “Sukh” Singh Dhaliwal MP was born on October 1, 1960 (age 62 years) in Sujapur, Punjab, India. Dhaliwal emigrated from India in 1984 and became a Canadian citizen three years later. As a businessman, he co-founded a successful land surveying company and played an important role in the municipal politics of Surrey where he is said to have dominated the Surrey Electors Team membership list by signing up over 2,600 new party members. This represented over half the total number of members. However, in the November 1999 municipal elections, Dhaliwal lost his own bid for a seat on the city council.
Sukh Dhaliwal was the federal Liberal candidate for the Newton-North Delta riding in 2004 but lost to Conservative Gurmant Grewal by just over 500 votes. Grewal decided not to seek re-election and, in 2006, Dhaliwal faced Conservative newcomer Phil Eidsvik. The NDP was also strong in the riding and 2004 candidate Nancy Clegg also ran again. Dhaliwal succeeded in winning the seat by exactly 1,000 votes.
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Dhaliwal initially indicated support for Joe Volpe in the 2006 Liberal leadership campaign but soon moved to support Michael Ignatieff. Dhaliwal was instrumental in building support for Ignatieff’s campaign in the Sikh community. Dhaliwal played a key role in Ignatieff’s short-lived, but successful, second leadership campaign in 2008.
In 2008, he wrote to a U.S. District Court judge on official House of Commons stationery in support of convicted international drug trafficker Ranjit Singh Cheema. On October 14, 2008, Dhaliwal was re-elected to Parliament by nearly 2,500 votes. Following the election, Dhaliwal was elected as the Chair of the Northern and Western Caucus of the Liberal Party and served as the critic for the Asia Pacific Gateway and Western Economic Diversification Canada.
Sukh Dhaliwal has served on several House of Commons Committees: International Trade; Transportation, Infrastructure and Communities; and Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics. The Ethics Committee attracted high-profile attention when it investigated allegations surrounding Karlheinz Schreiber’s dealings with former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney.
Dhaliwal lost his seat to Jinny Sims of the New Democratic Party in the 2011 federal election. After a BC Liberal Party review of his candidacy, he eventually decided to withdraw from running in the provincial election after he was charged with six counts of tax evasion and convicted of 3 counts for the business that he runs with his wife. Balwinder Kaur Dhaliwal (nicknamed herself “Roni”), a Surrey bylaw officer, was charged with 14 offenses and convicted of 6 counts of tax evasion under the Criminal Code of Canada.
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In December 2014, Sukh Dhaliwal won the Liberal nomination in the newly-formed riding of Surrey-Newton ahead of the 2015 election. He defeated NDP incumbent Jinny Sims and won the seat with 56 percent of the vote. In 2021, in the Lakhimpur Kheri massacre in India, 8 people died in a vehicle-ramming attack. Shaken by the video of the incident Dhaliwal called it a terror attack no different than the London, Ontario truck attack.
Sukh Dhaliwal is married to his wife Balwinder “Roni” Kaur Dhaliwal, they had their wedding in Canada. His wife is a private person and they have children together. When it comes to Sukh Dhaliwal’s weight loss and height, he stands at an appealing height of 1.75m and has a good body weight which suits his personality. As of mid-2022, Sukh Dhaliwal and his wife Balwinder “Roni” Kaur Dhaliwal are still married.
Sukh Dhaliwal net worth
How much is Sukh Dhaliwal worth? Sukh Dhaliwal net worth is estimated at around $4 million. His main source of income is from his primary work as a politician. Sukh Dhaliwal’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $450,000 dollars annually. His remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and most influential politicians in Canada.