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Sadiq Khan MP remembers the careers of Britain's first Asian MPs.

Dadabhai Naoroji and Sir Mancherjee Merwanjee Bhownaggree entered the House of Commons in 1892 and 1895, but, as Sadiq finds out, some of the challenges they faced are still relevant to today's political world.

Sadiq Khan MP remembers the careers of Britain's first Asian MPs. Dadabhai Naoroji and Sir Mancherjee Merwanjee Bhownaggree entered the House of Commons in 1892 and 1895, but, as Sadiq finds out, some of the challenges they faced are still relevant to today's political world.

. Sadiq Khan MP remembers Britain's first Asian MPs, who were elected in the 1890s.

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Sadiq Khan MP remembers the careers of Britain's first Asian MPs.

Sadiq remembers his radical predecessor, Shapurji Saklatvala. One of Britain's first Asian MPs, Saklatvala's political career began in 1922 when he was elected as a Labour MP for South London. By the end of the decade, Saklatvala had been re-elected as Parliament's sole Communist MP, been imprisoned for sedition and become famous for his brilliant oratory and campaign for Indian independence.

. Sadiq Khan MP remembers his radical predecessor, Shapurji Saklatvala, elected in 1922.

Sadiq remembers his radical predecessor, Shapurji Saklatvala.

One of Britain's first Asian MPs, Saklatvala's political career began in 1922 when he was elected as a Labour MP for South London.

Sadiq Khan MP remembers his radical predecessor, Shapurji Saklatvala, elected in 1922.