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Sanjeev Bhaskar's family feared Enoch Powell

15 November 2010 Last updated at 11:49 GMT

Sanjeev Bhaskar explains to BBC Breakfast the irony over Enoch Powell being responsible for inviting doctors from the Commonwealth to kickstart the NHS when later in his career he was campaigning to evacuate immigrants.

Sanjeev is starring in BBC One's new drama 'The Indian Doctor' starting today at 2.15pm