Who Is Rishi Sunak, The New PM Of The UK?

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Britain, 25th October 2022: Rishi Sunak has created history by becoming the first Indian-origin Prime Minister of Britain. Former prime ministers Boris Johnson and Penny Mordent could not muster the support of the 100 lawmakers needed to run for election. He took oath as a Member of Parliament from Yorkshire, taking the Bhagavad Gita as a witness in Parliament. He was the first UK MP to do so.


Rishi Sunak’s parents are both of Indian origin. Sunak’s parents are pharmacists. He moved to Britain from East Africa in the 1960s. Sunak’s father, Yashveer Sunak, was a doctor. His mother, Usha Sunak, used to run a chemist’s shop. Rishi Sunak is married to Akshata Murthy, daughter of Infosys chief Narayan Murthy. They have two daughters named Krishna and Anushka.


While Chancellor of the Exchequer in Boris Johnson’s government, Rishi Sunak lit Diwali diyas at his Downing Street residence. Rishi Sunak often talks about his legacy. He does not forget to mention how his family often reminded him about his values and culture.


Like most Indian families, education was a major aspect of upbringing in Rishi Sunak’s family. Rishi Sunak has a Bachelor’s degree from Stanford University. He is also a former investment banker. Rishi Sunak, along with his wife and two children, often visits his in-laws in Bengaluru.


During the election campaign for the post of PM in the summer of 2022, Rishi Sunak faced criticism for various things, including his lavish house, expensive suits and shoes.


He issued a statement saying that the Bhagavad Gita often protects him during stressful situations and reminds him to be dutiful.


Rishi Sunak has a net worth of over 700 million pounds. Apart from owning a mansion in Yorkshire, Rishi and his wife Akshata also own a property in Kensington, central London. Rishi Sunak likes to play cricket to stay fit.