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Bangladeshi Farida elected councilor in Oxford local govt polls
Farida Anwar, a Bangladeshi-born British citizen, has been elected a councilor in Oxford local government polls.
A Labor Party nominee, Farida was earlier selected by the local government in Oxford to contest the election from Headington, according to a message received here on Monday.
Farida Anwar, daughter of former civil servant Shah Muhammad Israil Haq of Faridpur district, settled in the UK in 1965 and held senior positions in British Civil Service.
Farida Anwar said her win to the local government election will empower her in planning and executing welfare activities in Oxford.