Sikh MP Randeep Sarai is one of a record number of South Asians elected to the House of Commons in 2015. During the campaign he received the endorsement of former Conservative MP Dona Cadman, who said Sarai has vision.
Sarai is the founder Virsa Supporting Youth Strengthening Families Society, with the goal of ending youth violence and bringing together the South Asian community.
Sarai is passionate about crime prevention and advocated for the creation of an integrated Gang Task Force in Surrey to help the police root out gang affiliation. He is passionate about creating safe and healthy environments for new and established immigrants. Sarai is also the director of 3HO which aims to bring spirituality and healthy living practices to his community.
He has a Bachelor or Arts from the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor of Laws from Queen’s University. Sarai worked as a successful entrepreneur and lawyer. He startedinvesting in real estate at a young age and grew an interest in infrastructure and transit.
In 2005 Sarai was found guilty of professional misconduct by the BC Law Society, but was accepted back as a member in 2010.
Sarai and his wife Sarbjeet, who is also involved with the Liberal Party, have three children. The family lives in Surrey.