Arpan Khanna secured a total of 16,144 votes
LUDHIANA: Arpan Khanna, a young Punjabi residing in Canada, has brought glory to the Punjabi community by winning the Member of Parliament (MP) seat in the Oxford by-election held in the Ontario province. Arpan Khanna, hailing from Raikot city in Ludhiana district, emerged victorious after the seat became vacant due to the retirement of Conservative Party MP Dave Malenji.
Representing Canada's main opposition Conservative Party, Arpan Khanna secured a total of 16,144 votes, surpassing the Liberal Party candidate David Hilderley, who received 13,574 votes. The by-election witnessed a keenly contested race, with candidates from various parties vying for the Oxford seat, including Charlie Baker from the Green Party and Cody Gott from the NDP.
Arpan Khanna's father, Subhash Khanna, had migrated to Canada several decades ago, and now his son has achieved a significant milestone by becoming a Member of Parliament. This victory not only reflects Arpan Khanna's personal achievements but also highlights the success and contributions of the Punjabi community in Canada.