Sadiq Khan elected as first Muslim Mayor of London

06 May 2016


London, May 7: Labour Party's Sadiq Khan has been elected as the Mayor of London.

Creating history, he became the first Muslim Mayor of the city.


Khan received more than 1.3 million votes as he defeated  Tory Zac Goldsmith by 1, 310,143 votes to 994, 614.


He will replace  Conservative Mayor Boris Johnson as the Mayor of the city.


After the victory, Khan tweeted: "Thank you. Today was an amazing victory for hope over fear and for unity over division."



Image: Wikimedia Commons

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