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Indian-American woman, 23 year old Nabeela Syed, becomes youngest member of Illinois General Assembly

Darpan News Desk Twitter, 10 Nov, 2022 05:55 PM
  • Indian-American woman, 23 year old Nabeela Syed, becomes youngest member of Illinois General Assembly

Nabeela Syed an Indian-American Muslim woman at only 23 has made her mark in US midterm elections. She is the youngest person to be part of the Illinois General Assembly.

In the US midterm elections, Syed came out victorious over her Republican rival Chris Bos. Syed shared her excitement, joy, and disbelief all at the same time on Twitter.

She also shared her experience in full post over Instagram.

Syed is a graduate of University of California, Berkley and holds a BA in Political Science and Business Administration.

Photo courtesy of Instagram (@NabeelaSyed)

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