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Indian women make British History

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Indian-origin woman is first Asian elected mayor in UK
An Indian-origin councillor woman has become the first Asian woman elected mayor of Ealing Council in London. Harbhajan Kaur Dheer, 62, at a ceremony at the Victoria Hall at Ealing Council became the Mayor of Ealing Council after succeeding councillor Tej Ram Bagha. Her husband councillor Ranjit Dheer is a former Mayor of Ealing. Born in Punjab in 1953, Harbhajan Kaur came to Britain in 1975.
Priti Patel MP has been promoted to Minister of Employment, making her the first female Indian cabinet minister – and a much-needed role model for British Indian girls everywhere

 

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