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10 Interesting Facts You Need to Know About First Muslim Mayor of London – Sadiq Khan

Khan Wins London!

Londoners have chosen “Sadiq Khan” as a mayor. It is first time in the history of London that a Muslim has been elected as a Mayor. Sadiq Khan got 1,310,143 votes and his competitor Zac Goldsmith’s got 994,614. Goldsmith tried lots of negative tactics to defeat Sadiq Khan but Londoners are far broad minded people than Donald Trump supporters. Zac Goldsmith (brother of Jemima Khan ex wife of Imran Khan, Chairman PTI) tried to scare the people of London about Khan’s alleged links to Muslim extremists but people of London choose hope over fear. Sadiq Khan is the son of a bus driver who migrated from Pakistan.

Everyone wants to know more and more about London Mayor Sadiq Khan. In this post, we are going to mention 10 interesting facts about Sadiq Khan, our readers would love to know about. Here we go.

1. When Sadiq Khan Born?

Sadiq Aman Khan was born in a family of Pakistani immigrants on 8 October 1970 at St George’s Hospital in Tooting in South London.

2. He is Son of a Bus Driver

Sadiq Khan’s father Amanullah Khan was a bus driver. Who worked as a bus driver for over 25 years.

3. Saqi Khan Siblings

London Mayor Sadiq Aman Khan is the fifth of eight children. He got 6 brothers and one sister.

4. Khan Wanted to become a Dentist

Sadiq Khan studied mathematics and science in A-level to qualify as a dentist but his teacher recommended about him to study law.

5. Khan Martial Life

Sadiq Khan got married his fellow solicitor Saadiya Ahmed in 1994.

6. Sadiq Khan's Children

London Mayor has two daughters “Anisah Khan” born in 1999 and “Ammarah Khan” born in 2001.

7. Khan has worked as Human Rights Lawyer

Then he started law study and entered the University of North London to study law and worked as a human rights lawyer in Tooting for more than a decade. He has also served as youngest councilor at the age of 23.

8. Solicitor Practice

Khan practiced as solicitor and he was employed as a trainee solicitor from 1997 to 2005.

9. Book Writer

Sadiq Aman Khan is author of a book Fairness Not Favours: How to Reconnect with British Muslims.

10. Khan As a Minister of State

Gordon Brown reshuffle his Cabinet in October 2008 and Khan was appointed as Minister of State for Communities and become the second Muslim to serve in Her Majesty’s Government. Later in 2009, Khan became the first Muslim Minister to attend Cabinet upon his appointment as Minister of State for Transport.

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  1. It reads like you have a good pedigree… so why are you being such an ass about Trump letting Muslim in America ???
    Take care of your own crap !!