NDP leadership contender Jagmeet Singh wants Brampton East seat




NDP leadership contender Jagmeet Singh targets Brampton East, the federal riding held by Liberal MP Raj Grewal, as his ticket in to the House of Commons.

Singh said he would want to run in a riding where he has roots, and the Brampton East riding would fit the bill.

Raj Grewal is a rookie who won the federal Brampton East riding for the Liberals in 2015, with 52.3 per cent of the vote.

Both men are Sikh, under the age of 40, and worked as lawyers before entering politics. Bramalea-Gore-Malton includes part of Brampton, and the area has a large Sikh population.