Sadiq Khan, age 46, is a British politician and the current mayor of London since 2016. He was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Tooting from 2005 to 2016. He is the capital’s first British Asian Mayor.
Early Life and Education
Sadiq Khan was born on 8th October 1970 in Tooting, South London. He was born to a working-cla s s Pakistani family. He is the son of Amanullah Khan and Tehran Khan. His father was a bus driver and mother a seamstress. He is one of the eight children from his family.
Sadiq first joined Fircroft Primary School followed by Ernest Bevin School. He later joined A-Level course and studied science and mathematics.
Sadiq attended the University of North London: Guildford university and gained a degree in Law.
Sadiq began his career as human rights solicitor at the young age. Before being MP for Tooting in 2005, he was a counselor for the London Borough of Wandsworth from 1994 to 2006.
In 2008, Sadiq was appointed Minister of State for Communities, under the Labour government of Prime minister Gordon Brown. Later, he became Minister of State for Transportation.
Sadiq served in Milliband’s Shadow Cabinet as Shadow Secretary State for Justice, and Shadow Minister for London. After that, he was elected Mayor of London in May 2016 mayoral election.
Sadiq has appeared in several interviews and television shows. He also appeared on the talk show hosted by Kate Garraway and Ranbir Singh to promote London’s overnight tube service in 2016.
Sadiq Khan was nominated for the politician of the Year Award at the British Muslim Awards in January 2013 and 2015. Later, he won the award in February 2016.
Sadiq khan is married to Saadiya in 1994. His wife, Saadiya is a great lawyer. They were in a relationship for over a year before their marriage.
The couple is blessed with two daughters. Their First daughter, Anisha Kahn was born in 1999, and the second daughter, Ammarah Khan was born in 2001. He raised up her both daughter in the Islamic faith.
Sadiq is living a happy life with his wife and children. Now this beautiful British family will move to the mayor’s Mansion House in London.
Sadiq Khan has earned a lot of name and fame from politician career. Since becoming an MP in 2005, he has earned a grand total of £647,406. As mayor, he is set to draw an annual salary of £143,911.
by ab-niranjan, 29 Mar, 2017