Woking Borough Council Candidate
Ilan Calyradja is the Lib Dem candidate for Canalside in the Borough Council elections on 5 May.
Ilan was born in Pondicherry to Tamil parents and went to school and University in South India. He is an IT engineer with over 10 years' experience in Information Technology. Ilan and his wife moved from France to England in 2008. They have been living in Woking since 2013 and have two young sons.
While studying at University, Ilan participated in various community service activities and has always had a keen interest in helping people and serving his local community. As a Councillor, joining the Lib Dem team, he believes he can be effective in meeting residents' needs and helping to improve the local area. He is particularly interested in providing more activities for young people, improving services for the elderly and supporting local businesses to help them thrive.
Across Woking, all our candidates share Our Vision for Woking, which builds on Liberal Democrat successes as a group at Council. Liberal Democrats commit to Financial Responsibility and Openness, to provide affordable homes, develop a local vision for our area, build a vibrant local economy giving residents a green and safe borough where there is leisure and well being for all.