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Chandra Arya

Chandra Arya
MP
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Nepean
Assumed office
October 19, 2015
Preceded by district re-established
Personal details
Born 1962/1963 (age 52–53)
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Sangeetha Arya
Profession Engineer

Chandra Arya (born c. 1963) is a Canadian Liberal politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Nepean in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 federal election.[1][2][3]

Arya worked with a corporate investor whose objective was to promote new industrial companies. He also was with an organization as senior expert for industrial investment promotion. He has served on the boards of several not-for-profit and charitable organizations including OCISO Not For Profit Housing Corporation, Ottawa Community Immigrants Services Organization and Hindu Society of Ottawa-Carleton. He is the Past Chair of the Indo-Canada Ottawa Business Chamber and Past President of the Indo-Canadian Community Centre Inc.

Chandra Arya received the designation as Canadian Investment Manager from the Canadian Securities Institute in 2006. He obtained an MBA from the Kousali Institute of Management Studies, Karnatak University, India and a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) degree from Bangalore University, India.

Electoral record

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Chandra Arya 34,017 52.43
Conservative Andy Wang 23,457 36.16
New Democratic Sean Devine 5,294 8.16
Green Jean-Luc Roger Cooke 1,518 2.34
Independent Jesus Cosico 416 0.64
Independent Hubert Mamba 69 0.11
Independent Harry Splett 66 0.1
Marxist–Leninist Tony Seed 41 0.06
Total valid votes/Expense limit 51,503 100.0     $217,170.11
Total rejected ballots
Turnout 51,503 63.5%
Eligible voters 81,062
Source: Elections Canada[4][5]

References

  1. ^ http://ottawacitizen.com/news/politics/nepean-race-a-nail-biter-to-the-finish
  2. ^ http://www.ottawasun.com/2015/09/22/nepean-how-much-experience-does-an-mp-need
  3. ^ "19 Indian-Canadians elected to Canadian parliament".  
  4. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Nepean, 30 September 2015
  5. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates

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