They won in British Parliament election
Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid on Friday congratulated Tulip Siddiq, granddaughter of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Rupa Huq and Rushanara Ali on their winning in the British Parliament elections.
“The President said their victory in the British parliament elections has brightened the image of British-Bangladeshis,” President’s press secretary Ihsanul Karim told journalists.
Abdul Hamid wished their success in discharging responsibilities as Member of Parliament in Britain.
Tulip Siddiq, also niece of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and daughter of Sheikh Rehana, polled 23,977 votes with her nearest rival from the Conservative party winning 22,839 votes.
Rupa Huq polled 22,002 votes while her Conservative rival got 21,728. Rushanara Ali secured 32,387 votes while her nearest rival Conservative candidate got 8,070 votes.
A major British newspaper termed Tulip Siddiq as one of the rising stars in politics. –Our Monitor (Photo: facebook)