Kushpinder Kaur has made history by winning a council seat in the Punjabi-majority area of Blacktown, Sydney Australia.
Kushpinder Kaur, a teacher by profession, made history as she became the first Punjabi woman to win a council seat in Sydney’s Punjabi-speaking Blacktown area.
Kushpinder Kaur obtained office as a member of the Labor party. She has been elected as a councilor in Ward-2 of the Blacktown City Council.
To tell a little more about Kaur, she hails from Haluwal, a small village in the Hoshiarpur district of Punjab. Sharing her happiness after the victory, Kaur said that she had never imagined entering politics in her life before moving to Australia in 2014. Also Read – Punjabi Singer Kurta Pajama
Kaur’s grandfather Bishan Singh was a freedom fighter in the Ghadar Party during India’s freedom struggle. During her career as an educator, she has been instrumental in conducting various workshops for the development of women and youth.
She recognizes the unparalleled talents of the students and her experience as a principal in various colleges and schools in both India and Australia enables them to achieve their dream goals.
Pushpinder Kaur shared words of encouragement for other women in the diaspora community who want to get involved in politics, but there are language and other cultural barriers, extending a helping hand to them. “I encourage all aspiring women to get involved in politics. I would be happy to provide the best support, help, and guidance at my level,” she said.