Dear God, we thank you for MLA Mr. Naresh Bhardwaj. We pray that you would give him wisdom and strength in the work that he does to help Albertans have such an amazing lifestyle. We also pray for his family, that you would show them that you are there for them and that you will always love them. We pray that as he continues as an MLA, that you would guide and lead him in what he should say and do. We once again God, thank you for Mr. Naresh Bhardwaj and pray that You will continue to touch the life of him and his family. In Jesus’ name. Amen.
Mr. Bhardwaj was elected to his second term as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Edmonton-Ellerslie on April 23, 2012. In addition to his duties as an MLA, Mr. Bhardwaj serves as chair of the capital region caucus. He also sits on the following committees: the Legislative Review Committee and the Standing Committees on Private Bills, Alberta’s Economic Future and Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing.
Naresh moved to Alberta with his family in 1976. He became a journeyman automotive mechanic in 1983 before going back to school and graduating from the U of A with a double major. Naresh then spent the next 18 years working as a teacher in Pincher Creek, Whitecourt, Red Deer, Calgary and Edmonton, teaching predominantly automotives, mathematics and physical education.
Mr. Bhardwaj has been actively involved with Edmonton communities for over 36 years, serving on many committees and associations, establishing Youth Link, a youth employment training program, and coaching soccer at the community league level and for Juventus U-18.
Mr. Bhardwaj was married in 1982 to his wife, Sunita, and has three children: Sarah, Stephen and Neeraj.
December 5, 2012