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MLA Jagrup Brar

Thursday, July 6, 2017

BCNDP MLA-elects meet for the first time in the now undersized caucus meeting room.As we rise today we ask Your hand Lord be upon Jagrup Brar’s each step. As transition happens in our government may Your hand guide his words and decisions. We ask a blessing on his family as he travels and represents our Province. We ask all of this in Jesus’ name – Amen

Jagrup Brar was first elected as an MLA in Surrey in 2004, and served until 2013. He was elected again as the MLA for Surrey-Fleetwood in 2017.

Previously, Jagrup served as the Official Opposition Spokesperson for Small Business, Healthy Living and Sport, Employment and Income Assistance, as well Solicitor General and Public Safety.

Born in India, Jagrup was a member of the Indian National Basketball team and earned a master’s degree in Philosophy. He then moved to Canada to study Public Administration and received a MPA.

Jagrup has been active in the Surrey community for years. He is a dedicated local volunteer and has worked with a variety of local organizations providing services to young people, seniors, the homeless, and new Canadians. Jagrup is an advocate for the most vulnerable and undertook the Welfare Challenge to tell a story of about living in poverty in British Columbia.

Jagrup lives in Surrey with his wife Rajwant and their two children, Noor and Fateh