MLA Naresh Bhardwaj; Edmonton-Ellerslie

Father, we thank you for MLA Naresh
Bhardwaj who gracious serves his constituents of Edmonton  – Ellerslie as well as our Province. We pray
you grant him wisdom and understanding for the decisions concerning issues he
is faced with as they arise. Bless him and his family with strength and unity
as he serves in this office. In Jesus name

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, the Standing Committee on Private Bills, and the Standing Committee
on Alberta´s Economic Future.

Previously he served on the
Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing.

Mr. Bhardwaj 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
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.

June
27, 2013