Ruby Dhalla, Canada

Savvy - - Independence Day Special -

Ruby Dhalla penned a let­ter to Indira Gandhi in 1984 to reclaim peace in Pun­jab and stop the vi­o­lence in the Golden Tem­ple. That was when her fate to be­come a politi­cian was sealed. Be­fore start­ing off in pol­i­tics, Ruby worked on a film ‘Kyon? Kis Liye?’ as the lead. Mod­el­ling also in­trigued her and she stood sec­ond in the Miss In­dia Canada pageant in 1993. In 2004, she cre­ated his­tory as she was one of the first women of In­dian ori­gin to be­come a Mem­ber of the Cana­dian House of Com­mons. She has also made a con­tri­bu­tion to the health­care in­dus­try and pro­moted same sex mar­riages. Her style and beauty are also ap­pre­ci­ated, mak­ing her a fave with the spot­light.

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