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Sikh Canadian politician killed in highway accident

By Anju Kaur | November 25, 2015
Canadian MLA Manmeet Singh Bhullar was killed Monday, Nov. 23, in a highway accident.

Canadian MLA Manmeet Singh Bhullar was killed Monday, Nov. 23, in a highway accident.

Manmeet Singh Bhullar, the Progressive Conservative Member of the Legislative Assembly for Calgary-Greenwaywas, was killed Monday, Nov. 23, when a semitractor-trailer lost control on the snowy highway between Edmonton and collided into him. He had pulled over to help a motorist who also had lost control, Canadian newspapers reported. 

Manmeet Singh was first elected to the Alberta legislature in 2008, and served as a cabinet minister. His collegues, friends and family expressed sadness over losing a sincere and accomplished political leader. He was 35.