london mayorThe pictures of London’s first Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan, visiting city’s famous Shri Swaminarayan temple in Neasden have gone viral.

He went to the temple a few days before he was elected.

Khan took to Facebook to share these pictues and also wrote a post stating, “Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Neasden is one of my favourite places in London.”

He further added, “As Mayor, I will stand up for London’s Indian community, and strengthen London’s friendship with India. I look forward to leading a trade delegation to India at the earliest opportunity.”

Sadiq Khan, son of a Pakistani immigrant bus driver, defeated Conservative candidate Zac Goldsmith.