Gobind Singh Deo

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Yang Berhormat Puchong Tuan
Gobind Singh Deo
Member of the Malaysian Parliament
for Puchong, Selangor
Assumed office
8 March 2008
Preceded by Lau Yeng Peng
Majority 12,593
Personal details
Political party Democratic Action PartyPakatan Rakyat
Spouse(s) Sangeeta Kaur Sidhu
Relations Karpal Singh (father)
Children Jaydn
Occupation Member of parliament
Religion Sikhism
Website http://gobindsinghdeo.blog.com/

Gobind Singh Deo is a prominent Malaysian lawyer and politician and is the current Member of Parliament representing Puchong. He is also the national legal bureau secretary of the Democratic Action Party. He is dubbed the "little lion of Puchong".[1]

Admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 1996, a year after returning from Lincoln's Inn, Gobind is more known for being the son and protégé of Karpal Singh, the National Chairman of the Democratic Action Party. His brother, Jagdeep Singh Deo, is a state assemblyman for Datuk Keramat state seat in Penang.

Election results[edit]

Parliament of Malaysia: P103 Puchong, Selangor[2]
Year Pakatan Rakyat Votes Pct Barisan Nasional Votes Pct Ballots cast Majority Turnout
2008 Gobind Singh Deo (DAP) 35,079 59.14% Lau Yeng Peng (Gerakan) 15,107 25.47% 59,317 19,972 78.44%
2013 Gobind Singh Deo (DAP) 62,938 66.69% A. Kohilan Pillay (Gerakan) 30,136 31.93% 94,367 32,802 88.19%


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