• Monday, August 15, 2022

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New £50 note could feature Muslim war heroine

Noor Inayat Khan

By: Keerthi Mohan

The new £50 note could become the first to feature someone from an ethnic minority. Campaigners are backing Noor Inayat Khan, a British Muslim Second World War heroine, to be the face of £50 note, which will be reissued in plastic from 2020. The campaign, started by activist Zehra Zaidi, has the backing of  historian and BBC presenter Dan Snow, Tom Tugendhat MP and Baroness Sayeeda Warsi among others. Pushing for Khan to be the face of the new £50 note, Zaidi told The Telegraph that “Noor Inayat Khan was an inspirational and complex woman who was a Brit, a…

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