BIRMINGHAM: As many as 15 Britons of Pakistani and Kashmiri origin have been elected to the Parliament of the UK within the general elections held on Friday.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson returned to energy after his Conservative get together scored the most important election victory since 1987.
“Electing 15 Muslim MPs to the UK parliament as their representatives exhibits how our neighborhood has labored arduous to make sure the victory of their candidates,” Raja Fahim Kayani, the president of the UK chapter of Tehreek-e-Kashmir (TeK), stated in an announcement on Friday.
“It’s a nice second for the Pakistani and Kashmiri diaspora within the UK,” he added. “It’s a matter of pleasure that six lawmakers out of 15 belong to Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK).”
The Johnson-led Conservative party gained greater than 360 of the 650 seats within the Home of Commons – the party’s largest majority since underneath Margaret Thatcher within the 1980s.
The ballot result’s a dramatic blow to the UK premier’s foremost competitor, opposition chief Jeremy Corbyn, whose Labour Party suffered heavy losses.
Particulars of the Kashmiri and Pakistani origin MPs are as follows:
- Naz Shah, (Labour)
- Bradford West, Khalid Mahmood, (Labour)
- Yasmin Qureshi, (Labour)
- South Bolton, Afzal Khan, (Labour)
- Gortan Manchester, Tahir Ali, (Labour)
- Corridor Inexperienced, Birmingham, Muhammad Yasin (Labour)
- Bradfordshire, Imran Hussain (Labour)
- Bradford East, Zara Sultan (Labour)
- Coventry Sout, Shabana Mehmood (Labour)
- Ladywood, Birmingham, Rosena Ali Khan (Labour)
- Tooting, Nusrat Ghani (Conservative)
- Imran Ahmed Khan (Conservative)
- Wakefield, Sajid Javed (Conservative)
- Bromsgrov Rehman Chishti (Conservative)
- Rainhamand Saqib Bhatti (Conservative)