Rana Bokhari

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Rana Bokhari
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Leader of the Manitoba Liberal Party
Incumbent
Assumed office
October 26, 2013
Preceded by Jon Gerrard
Personal details
Born 1977 or 1978 [1]
Anola, Manitoba
Political party Manitoba Liberal Party
Liberal Party of Canada
Alma mater University of Manitoba
Website http://www.rana4manitoba.ca/

Rana Bokhari, is a politician and lawyer in Manitoba, Canada. She was elected leader of the Manitoba Liberal Party on October 26, 2013 after Jon Gerrard's resignation following the 2011 general election.[1] The victory makes Rana Bokhari the youngest person ever to lead the Manitoba Liberals and the first Manitoban of South Asian descent to lead a political party in the province.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Bokhari is a first-generation Canadian who grew up in rural Anola, Manitoba. As a student she attended the University of Manitoba where she obtained three degrees in law.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Larry Kusch (October 26, 2013). "Rana Bokhari takes over reins of Manitoba Liberals". Winnipeg Free Press. 
  2. ^ Larry Kusch (October 27, 2013). "An 'emotional roller-coaster' for new Liberal leader". Winnipeg Free Press.