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Sabrin Farooqui has become the first female of Bangladeshi origin to be nominated for a parliamentary seat in Australia. She received the nomination from the Australian Labour Party (ALP) for the upcoming state election, due on March 23. The news is proudly announced by the daily news Dhaka Tribune.
Farooqi will contest a seat on the New South Wales (NSW) Legislative Council, according to an Australian news portal. The NSW Council, often referred to as the upper house, is one of the two chambers in the New South Wales state parliament in Australia.
Sabrin Farooqui is born and brought up in Bangladesh, she studied at the University of Dhaka before flying to Sydney as an international student in 2004. She completed her masters from the University of New South Wales, and a PhD from the Faculty of Education at the University of Sydney.
(3rd march, 2019)