Doly Begum, a Canadian citizen of Bangladeshi origin has become deputy whip of the opposition in Ontario provincial parliament in Canada, reports Daily Sun.
She will perform the duty as extra responsibility as Doly is being served as ‘Early Learning and Child Care Critic’ of National Democratic Party (NDP), an official opposition of the province.
Earlier in June 2018, Doly clinched victory in the provincial election of Ontario.
Doly bagged 14,150 votes to become the first ever Bangali to win in the elections, defeating a former high-ranking Toronto police official and a veteran Liberal MPP in Scarborough Southwest in the election. She hails from Moulvibazar district of Bangladesh. Her father migrated to Canada along with her mother and a younger brother when she was an infant. She had her graduation from Toronto University and Masters in Development, Administration and Plant from University College London.