Indian-origin Canadian politician Anita Anand appointed as Canada's defence minister


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Anita Anand, an Indian-origin Canadian politician, has been named the defence minister of Canada. Anita's appointment comes as a part of a cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Anita will succeed long-time defence minister Indian-origin Harjit Sajjan, who faced a lot of criticism over the handling of the military sexual misconduct crisis. Sajjan has been named Minister of International Development Agency.