• Thursday, August 11, 2022

ASIA

‘On the Shoulders of Giants’ Sajid Javid Praises Success of Asians in British Society

Javid Family. Photograph © Raj D Bakrania.

By: Radhakrishna N S

By Amit Roy Sajid Javid paid an emotional tribute to “our parents and grandparents” at a dinner last Thursday (13) in London hosted jointly by the Conservative Friends of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh to celebrate his appointment as Britain’s first Asian home secretary. Addressing the largely British Asian audience, Javid said: “You are bigger than the cultural heritage you represent”. He said British Asians were “not a special interest group or another demo-graphic to be courted, but an indispensable asset to British society, not as a feckless subject of the Labour party that tells us what they need to do to unlock…

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