London, Amidst the ongoing political crisis in Britain, Rishi Sunak of Indian origin is now set to become the Prime Minister. After the resignation of Liz Truss, the British leadership is now in the hands of a person of Indian origin.
Sunak is scheduled to take oath as Prime Minister on October 28. Former Prime Minister Boris Jensen was also in the race but Sunak will be in control of Britain if he withdraws.
A few days ago, The Guardian said in a report that the majority of the British public and many MPs of the Conservative Party believed that Sunak was to be made the Prime Minister in September itself. The decision to hand over the chair to Liz Truss proved wrong.
Rishi Sunak said in the debate that Liz Truss’ election promises of tax cuts would prove fatal for Britain’s economy.
Rishi Sunak’s parents are of Indian origin. But he was born on 12 May 1980 in Southampton, England. Rishi Sunak’s Indian connection goes something like this. His grandparents migrated from India to Africa. Then his father reached Britain from Africa. Sunakna Nana shifted from Punjab to Tanzania. Then his mother’s family moved to Britain from Tanzania. His parents were married in Britain.
Rishi Sunak is 42 years old and is married to Akshata, daughter of well-known businessman Narayan Murthy. Rishi and Akshata have two daughters Krishna and Anushka. Sunk earned a degree in political science from Winchester College in Britain.
He then studied philosophy and economics at Lincoln College, Oxford University. He has done his MBA from Stanford University. After graduation, he worked for some time with the investment firm Goldman Sachs.
He also has experience in investment firms, analysts, Goldman sections. His wealth is more than 7300 crore rupees. So his wife Akshata is richer than him.
Rishi Sunak’s Political Career: Year 2015, First Time MP, Year 2017, Second Time MP, Year 2018, Minister (Theresa Govt), Year 2019, Third Time MP, Year 2019, Finance Minister (Johnson Govt) that Indians dominate the population in Britain, contributing 35 lakh (5%) to GDP, 6% (Rs. 14 lakh crore) of UK-born tourists, most of whom are Indians.HS1MS