WEB DESK: After nine years, Canadian elections show stunning results as Conservative party was over turned by Liberal Party on Monday. Among the winning party, there are two Pakistani born candidates elected for constituencies.
Liberal challenger Iqra Khalid won a hard-fought battle to unseat Conservative Bob Dechert in Mississauga-Erin-Mills.
Mississauga-Erin-Mills is considered a stronghold for conservatives.
The Liberal first-time candidate Iqra Khalid is a young Pakistani-Canadian woman who works as a legal professional for the City of Mississauga.
Another woman, Salma Zahid won a seat in the Federal Riding of Scarborough Centre constituency.
Salma Zahid, Pakistani born, has reclaimed Scarborough Centre for the Liberals, the party that had won the riding for nearly 20 straight years.
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, the son of a popular former prime minister, would form a majority government with more than 170 of the 338 seats in the House of Commons.
Source: Toronto Star