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Harbhajan Kaur Dheer(Punjabi-Origin) Mayor of Ealing Council in UK

Harbhajan Kaur Dheer(Punjabi-Origin) became the first Asian woman to be elected as Mayor of Ealing Council in London, United Kingdom (UK) on 12 May 2015.
The 62-year-old, councilor of the Labour Party assumed the charge in London in which she was the Deputy Mayor before assuming the present position.
Her husband Councilor Ranjit Singh Dheer is a former Mayor of Ealing. She is a Punjabi by origin and migrated to Britain in 1975 for pursuing higher education.
She studied Social Sciences at Kingston University and obtained a degree in 1995.
She was a mental health professional and is a rights activist advocating for rights of children and elderly.
In the Nineties, she worked as a volunteer Home Visitor helping home bound women with learning English
Her husband held the post of Mayor of Ealing in 2001-2002.