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Rola

by madman on October 13, 2017

Rola – 25th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation’s Academy Awards Viewing Party – Arrivals – The City of West Hollywood Park – West Hollywood, CA, USA –  Photo Credit: PRPhotos.com

Place of Birth: Tokyo, Japan

Date of Birth: March 30, 1990

Ethnicity:
*Bengali Indian (father)
*Japanese, Russian (mother)

Rola is a Japanese model, actress, singer, and television personality.

Rola’s father, Jurip Al-Asa, is from Bangladesh. Her mother is Japanese, and has been described both as being of half and one quarter Russian descent.

Rola was born in Tokyo, Japan, and was brought up mostly in Bangladesh. At the age of nine she returned to Japan, where she was raised primarily by her step-mother, who is Chinese.

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Ali Fazal

by follers on October 11, 2017

Place of Birth: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Date of Birth: 15 October, 1986

Ethnicity: Indian

Ali Fazal is an Indian actor. Known mostly for Bollywood work, he also starred as Abdul Karim in the film Victoria & Abdul (2017).

Photo by DFree/Bigstock.com

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Jagmeet Singh

by follers on October 1, 2017

Birth Name: Jagmeet Singh Jimmy Dhaliwal

Place of Birth: Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: January 2, 1979

Ethnicity: Punjabi Indian (Sikh)

Jagmeet Singh is a Canadian politician and lawyer. He was elected Leader of the New Democratic Party (NDP), on October 1, 2017. He has been a Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament, since October 6, 2011. He was previously Deputy Leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party, from April 20, 2015 to May 16, 2017.

His parents are Punjabi Indian immigrants. He is a turban-wearing Sikh.

Jagmeet is the first non-caucasian person to lead a major (relatively) political party in Canada.

He is also the second non-Christian, after David Lewis, who was Jewish and led the NDP in the 1970s.

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Halimah Yacob

by Manila on September 13, 2017

Birth Name: Halimah binti Yacob

Place of Birth: Singapore

Date of Birth: 23 August, 1954

Ethnicity:
*Indian (father)
*Malay (mother)

Halimah Yacob is a Singaporean politician. She is the President-elect of Singapore. She was previously Speaker of Parliament, from 14 January, 2013 to 7 August, 2017.

President-elect Halimah’s father was Indian-born government watchman, who died when she was eight years old. President-elect Halimah’s mother, Maimun Abdullah, was Malay.

President-elect Halimah is married to Mohammed Abdullah Alhabshee, with whom she has five children.

Source: Death announcement of President-elect Halimah’s mother – http://www.straitstimes.com

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Rizwan Manji

by stlucas on September 12, 2017

Rizwan Manji – 2nd Annual CAPE Poker Tournament – Arrivals – The W Hotel – Hollywood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Izumi Hasegawa / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Date of Birth: October 17, 1974

Ethnicity: Gujarati Indian

Rizwan Manji is a Canadian actor.

Rizwan’s parents were born in Tanzania, and were of Gujarati Indian descent. Rizwan is an Ismaili Muslim and was raised in Calgary, Alberta.

Sources: http://www.dnaindia.com
http://www.huffingtonpost.com

http://the.ismaili

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