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Four Indian origin doctors get royal honour

Four doctors of Indian origin are among prominent Asians in UK who figure in Queen's New Year honours list.
PTI | By Indo-Asian News Service, London
PUBLISHED ON JAN 01, 2005 04:17 PM IST

Four doctors of Indian origin are among prominent Asians in Britain who figure in the Queen's New Year honours list.

Kishori Gopal Agarwal of Sandwell, West Midlands, has been conferred the OBE (Order of the British Empire).

The other three on whom MBEs (Member of the British Empire) have been conferred are Hari Pada Adhikary of Preston, Lancashire, for services to the Bengali community in Britain, Shyamal Kumar Mukherjee of Wirral, Merseyside and Raina Patel of Hyde, Cheshire.

Anu Kiran Vedi, chief executive of the Genesis House Group, Isleworth, Middlesex, has been conferred the CBE. Other prominent individuals of Asian origin in the list are:

OBEs:

Nazir Afzal, sector director, Crown Prosecution Service (Northolt, Middlesex), Reverend Inderjit Bhogal, Methodist minister, (Sheffield, South Yorkshire), Wadi Yusuf Nassar, for services to Community Relations in Manchester, Syed Abdul-Aziz Pasha founder, Union of Muslim Organisations, (London), Sarindar Singh Sahota, chair, North West Corridors of Regeneration (Handsworth, Birmingham), Pamela Minnerva Odette Singh, lately the head teacher of Pope John Roman Catholic Primary School (Harrow, Middlesex) and Sadru Visram, chair, ASRA Greater London Housing Association (Ilford, Essex).

MBEs:

Zakia Masud Ahmed, Black and Minority Ethnic Development Worker, Special Needs Advisory Project (Cardiff, South Glamorgan), Mohammad Akram, senior policy adviser, finance, Department of Trade and Industry (London), Anjum Anwar (Accrington, Lancashire), Balbir Bahrha (London), Brij Lata Gandhi, for services to community relations and to charity in Scotland (Kelvindale, Glasgow), Nishat Hamid (Montpelier, Bristol), Syed Azizul Islam (London), Parmod Kad (Hounslow, Middlesex), Nazim Khan (Peterborough, Cambridgeshire), Thakorbhai Mistry (Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire), Reverend Jemima Prasadam (Birmingham, West Midlands), Rahmat Ali Raja (Nelson, Lancashire), Maroof Rishi (Birmingham, West Midlands), Malik Mohammed Salim (Leicester, Leicestershire) and Gurdial Singh Seehra (London).

Kishori Gopal Agarwal of Sandwell, West Midlands, has been conferred the OBE (Order of the British Empire).

The other three on whom MBEs (Member of the British Empire) have been conferred are Hari Pada Adhikary of Preston, Lancashire, for services to the Bengali community in Britain, Shyamal Kumar Mukherjee of Wirral, Merseyside and Raina Patel of Hyde, Cheshire.

Anu Kiran Vedi, chief executive of the Genesis House Group, Isleworth, Middlesex, has been conferred the CBE. Other prominent individuals of Asian origin in the list are:

OBEs:

Nazir Afzal, sector director, Crown Prosecution Service (Northolt, Middlesex), Reverend Inderjit Bhogal, Methodist minister, (Sheffield, South Yorkshire), Wadi Yusuf Nassar, for services to Community Relations in Manchester, Syed Abdul-Aziz Pasha founder, Union of Muslim Organisations, (London), Sarindar Singh Sahota, chair, North West Corridors of Regeneration (Handsworth, Birmingham), Pamela Minnerva Odette Singh, lately the head teacher of Pope John Roman Catholic Primary School (Harrow, Middlesex) and Sadru Visram, chair, ASRA Greater London Housing Association (Ilford, Essex).

MBEs:

Zakia Masud Ahmed, Black and Minority Ethnic Development Worker, Special Needs Advisory Project (Cardiff, South Glamorgan), Mohammad Akram, senior policy adviser, finance, Department of Trade and Industry (London), Anjum Anwar (Accrington, Lancashire), Balbir Bahrha (London), Brij Lata Gandhi, for services to community relations and to charity in Scotland (Kelvindale, Glasgow), Nishat Hamid (Montpelier, Bristol), Syed Azizul Islam (London), Parmod Kad (Hounslow, Middlesex), Nazim Khan (Peterborough, Cambridgeshire), Thakorbhai Mistry (Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire), Reverend Jemima Prasadam (Birmingham, West Midlands), Rahmat Ali Raja (Nelson, Lancashire), Maroof Rishi (Birmingham, West Midlands), Malik Mohammed Salim (Leicester, Leicestershire) and Gurdial Singh Seehra (London).

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