The famous four

An Indian in the House: The lives and times of the four trailblazers who first brought India to the British Parliament by Mohamed Sheikh. Published in 2019 by Mereo Books, 1A, The Wool Market, Dyer Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 2PR (UK); website:; email: Pp: 351. Price: Not mentioned. The presence of ethnic minority members in either House of the British Parliament is no longer a matter of novelty or curiosity. But it was both even half a century ago, as this interesting book reminds us. It sketches the lives of four Indians, three of them Parsis, who blazed a......

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