The boys are back in town?

Back in 2004, The Vancouver Sun's Jim Beatty reported "large numbers of Indo-Canadians" were "noticeably absent" from the 2004 provincial Liberal biennial convention. As our astute readers may remember, Barinder Sall - the then constituency assistant to former Vancouver-Fraserview backbencher Ken Johnston - contracted a case of foot-in-mouth disease when he complained about that reportage. But it seems that illness didn't stop him from coming to this year's convention - on a chartered bus which shuttled around 30 Indo-Canadian delegates from Attorney General Wally Oppal's riding to Penticton. Mr. Sall, who briefly worked as a senior aide to the former British Columbia Appeal Court Justice, has not yet responded to a request for comment.

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Barinder Sall is a hard working individual. The best thing is he works for the party for all the right reasons.The party needs help in the Indo community. Why would he not be there?

I think "wannabe" Barinder is just trying to flex some muscle that he is no longer in Dave Basi's shadow, and has surpassed Prem "Peter" Vinning and Dr Gulzar "Party Switcher" Cheema as the go to guy for the BC Libs. However the real Wizard of Oz here is "Chretenite heavyweight" Peter Dhillon who calls the shots and Barinder is his (as Norman Spector puts it) "bitch"

Would this be the same Mr. Belvedere who could not afford to pay his bar tab at his last function? I think that the last thing Barinder symoblizes is a "wannabe" we can all see the real "wannabe" chasing politicians. Going on stage to talk to them just to be seen with them. Barinder has always been able to do some work which is concept others do not understand.

Problem with people like Barinder Sall is that they think they have the Indo community in their back pocket, no body does. The community is far smarter than anyone gives them credit for.

Let me remind this CLOWN Barinder about his comments about the old generation of Liberals. If it hadn't been for our old generation of people involved in the community and politics, you my friend would still be sitting on the KOMAGATA MARU First Class, eating and taking a dump in a bucket in the same room.

Gordon Campbell and the party does not give shit about the community, all they want is the vote and money.

The two people that have pushed themselves to the front and have taken charge of the BC Liberals are Amar Randhawa and Barinder Sall. They both were on stage on Thursday at the Women Violence Fourm in Surrey held by Radio India and at the Sunday night Kelly Hrudey CTV dinner. Interestingly enough they both back high profile Ministers Carole Taylor and Wally Oppal. Looks like the Premier has given up on the old guard and has some new blood that is getting the job done. About time!

Wally Opal has not connected with the community at all. The party needed a puppet, and he was a perfect fit.

Oddly enough Barinder is trying to become a St Germaine shoe shine boy by hanging around Robin Dhir, I guess Tony Clement did not like the job he did on his shoes. But the question is why were Harry Bains, Bruce Ralston, Raj Chohan, and Jagrup Brar sitting at Barinder Sull's table at the Kelly Hrudey party. Has hanging with Moe Sihota and Ujjal Dosanjh converted CLOWN Barinder, would not be surprised.

Talk is Don Cherry will be seeking the nomination of Delta-Richmond for the Federal Conservatives and what BC Liberal Indo with close ties to John Reynolds do you think will be running his campaign. The boy is back stronger. Wait for Kelly Hrudey to announce he will be running next.

The Nomination has already happened in Delta East Richmond and John Cummins won.

wonder if basi boys were at convention. barinder was also front and centre organizing an indian mp's trip, he works for Peter Dhillon and Jay Minhas. rumour is Jay Minhas or Kash Heed will be the next candidates in Vancouver Fraserview

The GO to guy for the provincial libs is not Barinder, it is Jagmohan Singh. Jagmohan won volunteer of the year at the convention.

He is a realtor in surrey with an army of followers. Jagmohan is looking to run against Jagrup Brar in the next election. He has been writing weekly colums in the Indo papers for about a year now promoting BC libs.. Look out Jagrup!

"The GO to guy for the provincial libs is not Barinder, it is Jagmohan Singh. Jagmohan won volunteer of the year at the convention. "

"He is a realtor in surrey with an army of followers. Jagmohan is looking to run against Jagrup Brar in the next election. He has been writing weekly colums in the Indo papers for about a year now promoting BC libs.. Look out Jagrup!"


Kinda hard to defeat an incumbent Prem. Anyone can write a column promoting the BC Liberals. Not hard to do.

There is a certain odour in the air right now. That odour is sheer jealousy. It seems to me that many people are jealous of Barinder and Robin and stoop to using personal insults to criticize them.
Barinder is the go to guy in the BC Liberal Party and Robin Dhir federally with the Tories. Everyone wants to be the go to guy but no everyone has it and delivered. It's all about delivering and getting the job done, these 2 guys have done it in spades. They are the Indo-Canadian Mailmen of BC politics

If at all possible, I would like to know more of the details surrounding the chartered bus. Was a driver included? What were the costs? Were there other costs, such as food and accommodation expenses, for the people being transported? And will all these expenses be fully and duly reported in the Vancouver Fraserview Liberal Assn's next annual report to Elections BC?

Doesn't really matter who those so-called "GO to" guys are. What does matter is keeping good government in office.

Seeing and watching political hacks watch other political hacks and political hacks worshipping other political hacks is pathetic.

There's lots of volunteers who work tirelessy to get the job done in terms of running ridings, etc.
without seeking recognition or god like worship. or tyring to get some idiotic label. They're the ones that really matter.

In figuring out who some "go to" guy is, it's just
a matter of knowing the resources and how fast those nessesary resources can be brought to the site for completion of the project.

in other words:

Barinder if nessesary, but not nessearily Barinder. Robin if nesseary, but not nessesarily
Robin.

"GO to" guys. Augh pathetic.

The only reason for giving Jagmohan Singh an award is because he has done a good job driving Prem Vining around.

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