Gary Anandasangaree wins in Scarborough-Rouge for Liberals
Gary Anandasangaree has won the new riding of Scarborough-Rouge Park for the Liberal party, beating the Conservatives after the party dropped candidate Jerry Bance late in the campaign.
Anandasangaree surged ahead of the the other candidates with an overwhelming majority of the vote. Conservative Leslyn Lewis came in a distant second, followed by NDP candidate Rev. Kantharatnam Shanthikumar.
Gary Anandasangaree, a human rights activist and a lawyer, has dedicated the better part of his adult life to fighting all forms of inequality and injustice.
Over the years, Gary has worked to bring issues that are of great importance to the Tamil community to the forefront and has worked to find a constructive solution forward. He has during the last twenty years, been a tireless advocate in the areas of youth issues, social justice and human rights.
Similarly, Gary has been integral in ensuring that the Government of Sri Lanka is kept on the agenda of the UN Human Rights Council. During each session of the UN HRC session in Geneva, Gary has regularly given voice to those who, would otherwise be silenced.