Ten of Pakistani origin make it to British parliament

As many as ten Pakistani origin booked their berths in British Parliament''s House of Commons after the results of historic British elections in which David Cameron came out victorious, DawnNews reported
Ten of Pakistani origin make it to British parliament
File Photo/Tasmeena Shaikh

As many as ten Pakistani origin booked their berths in British Parliament's House of Commons after the results of historic British elections in which David Cameron came out victorious, DawnNews reported 

The report said that former Pakistani TV actress Tasmeena Shaikh, who fought the elction from Scottish National Party, was elected as an MP with 26,620 votes. 

Yasmin Quresh, another Pakistan origin, of the Labour Party was elected with 20,520 votes from Bolton South East.

Labour Party's Naz Shah and Imran Hussain were also elected to the house. 

Naz Shah, a 41-year-old disability rights campaigner who beat out her colourful left-wing rival nicknamed "Gorgeous George" Galloway in Bradford West, also made it to the House of commons. 

Sadiq Khan of the British Labour Party was elected from Tooting with 25,263 votes.

Manchester's Shabana Mehmood and Khalid Mehmood, Weldone's Conservative candidate Nusrat Ghani, Gillingham and Rainham's Conservative candidate Rehman Chishti and Bromsgrove's Conservative candidate Sajid Javed were also elected, DawNews reported. 

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