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Tulip made shadow state minister

  • Published at 06:56 am September 27th, 2015

Tulip Siddiq, granddaughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and niece of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, has been inducted in the shadow cabinet of opposition Labour Party in Britain.

"Tulip Siddiq has been made state minister for culture, media and sports in (British) Labour Party shadow cabinet," Nadim Quadeer, minister (press) at Bangladesh High Commission in London, told BSS over phone on Saturday night.

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In May 7 election, Tulip Siddiq, daughter of Sheikh Rehana, was elected an MP in British Parliament from crucial Hampstead and Kilburn constituency of London on Labour Party ticket.

She got 23,977 against her Conservative counterpart Simon Marcus' 22,839 votes.

Besides, Rushanara Ali and Dr Rupa Huq, two other Bangladesh-origin candidates, were elected in the polls.