I am New Zealand First because our policies are for all New Zealanders regardless of their race, religion, age, gender or socio-economic status.
Mahesh Bindra was born and raised in Mumbai, India. He went to Bombay University, where he studied political science and psychology to gain a BA (Honours) degree. He also trained for a commission in the Indian Army. Mahesh is passionate about law and order, and public safety.
Mahesh has extensive experience in the rehabilitation and reintegration of offenders into society, and he firmly believes in sharp, short sentences as part of an enlightened corrections policy.
Mahesh is a staunch advocate for providing high quality education to our youth and what can be achieved when as a country, we invest in our youth.
Mahesh has travelled extensively and takes a keen interest in the political systems, cultures, ethnicities and values of other countries. He has a deep understanding of the issues faced by the South Asian communities in New Zealand and he keeps connected with these communities through various organisations that he is a member and a strong supporter of.
He has contributed vastly towards Bhartiya Samaj Charitable Trust, Hindi Language and Culture Trust of New Zealand and Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO).
Mahesh lives in Mt Roskill, Auckland. He has a son and twin daughters.
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