Salman Bhojani and Suleman Lalani: Texas voters elect first-ever Muslim state lawmakers

Salman Bhojani of Euless won a decisive victory in Tarrant County, and Suleman Lalani won easily in Fort Bend County near Houston.

Texas voters on Tuesday elected the first Muslim lawmakers to the state’s Legislature.

The two Democrats — one in North Texas (Salman Bhojani) and one in the Houston area (Suleman Lalani) — defeated Republicans to win seats in the Texas House. Source

Salman Bhojani

Born in Pakistan to a large family, Salman Bhojani’s parents immigrated to the Lone Star State when he was 17 years old. After becoming a naturalized citizen, Salman earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Dallas and became a small business owner—purchasing convenience stores across the DFW Metroplex. He went on to earn a law degree from Southern Methodist University and a Comparative Law Diploma from Oxford University and eventually founded his own law firm, Bhojani Law PLLC. Learn more about Salman Bhojani here.

Suleman Lalani

Dr. Suleman Lalani has been in private practice in the Greater Houston area for the last two decades and in Sugar Land for 17 years. In the early 90’s Dr. Lalani arrived in the United States to begin his medical career. He chose the United States because here is where the medicine was the most advanced, here is where the greatest quality of healthcare was provided and because this is the world’s greatest nation. Dr. Lalani completed his fellowship training at Baylor College of Medicine and has attended courses at Harvard Medical School and Columbia University College of Physicians. He has been triple board-certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and he has also been certified by the American Medical Directors Association. Dr. Lalani is among an elite group of physicians nationwide with this qualification. Learn more about Dr. Lalani here.

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

2 thoughts

  1. Its really amazing pleasure to hears from you that both our Ismaili brothers got elected as State Representatives. God bless America. Thanking you with best regards. Sincerely, Shahabuddin Alibhai Bhojani



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