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Bangladesh President Hamid congratulates Rupa, Tulip, Rushanara on their UK election win

29President Md Abdul Hamid has congratulated Tulip Siddiq, Rushanara Ali and Rupa Huq, the three candidates of Bangladeshi-origin, on their comfortable election to the British parliament.

 

Their victories in the 2015 UK election made the Bengali expatriates in London proud, the

president’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim quoted him as saying while talking to bdnews24.com

on Friday.

In a message, the president also wished them good luck in carrying out their responsibilities as

elected representatives in the British parliament.

Tulip, the granddaughter of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and niece of Prime Minister

Sheikh Hasina, was elected from the Hampstead and Kilburn constituency.

Rupa was elected from Ealing Central and Acton, a north-west London seat.

Rushanara Ali was re-elected from her Bethnal Green and Bow constituency in east London, by

a massive 25,000 majority.

The three ‘daughters of Bangladesh’ had contested from Labour party, which suffered shocking

defeat in most of the constituencies.

The Conservatives with 331 out of 650 seats in the House of Commons have won the general

election held on Thursday