Varun Ghosh became the first MP of Indian-Origin in the Parliament of Australia

Took an oath by placing hands on Bhagawadgeeta

From left – Varun Ghosh, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese

Canberra (Australia) – Indian origins’ Varun Ghosh has set a new record in the Parliament of Australia.

Ghosh became the first Indian-origin Member of the Parliament of Australia. After being elected, he took an oath by placing his hand on the Bhagawadgeeta.

Credits : Economic Times

What did the Prime Minister of Australia say ?

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said that the new Senator (Member of Parliament) Varun Ghosh is welcome. I am pleased to have you as part of our group.

Regarding Ghosh, Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong said, “It is significant that you are now part of the group of Labor Party MPs. I am confident that Senator Varun Ghosh will continue to be the voice of his community and the people of Western Australia.

Varun Ghosh’s first reaction after being elected as a Member of Parliament

I was fortunate to have a good education. I firmly believe that high-quality education and training should be available to everyone.

Who is Varun Ghosh ?

38-year-old Varun Ghosh is a lawyer by profession and worked in Perth. He graduated from the University of Western Australia with a degree in Arts and Law. Ghosh has worked as a consultant for the World Bank in New York and Washington. At the age of 17, he came to Australia with his family.