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Interview: Manchester’s first Muslim MP

June 9, 2017
British Pakistani Labour candidate Afzal Khan defeated George Galloway and took Manchester Gorton seat to become the city’s first Muslim MP. Khan took the seat with 35,085 votes – an increase of 7,898 on his predecessor, the late Gerald Kaufman who died earlier this year. George Galloway was third in Manchester Gorton with 2,615 votes....

British Pakistani Labour candidate Afzal Khan defeated George Galloway and took Manchester Gorton seat to become the city's first Muslim MP.

Khan took the seat with 35,085 votes - an increase of 7,898 on his predecessor, the late Gerald Kaufman who died earlier this year. George Galloway was third in Manchester Gorton with 2,615 votes.

Samaa exclusively spoke to Afzal Khan about his campaign, his background and victory…
 
 
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