Rishi Sunak is the succeeding Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK). Rishi Sunak became the 3rd Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in 2 months. He has promised to guide the nation through its financial downturn.
Rishi Sunak is the son-in-law of Indian entrepreneur and Infosys Ltd co-founder Narayana Murthy. An ex-Goldman Sachs banker. The politician who, with his financial rescue plan, got Britain through the Covid-19 outbreak.
The minister who shepherded Britain through the Covid-19 crisis with his financial bailout program, a “traitor” for his part in deposing ex-prime minister Boris Johnson and, most lately, who predicted that Liz Truss tax ideas would collapse.
Here is a list of the 10 interesting facts about the Indian-origin UK’s Prime minister “Rishi Sunak”
Sunak was raised in Southampton to former doctor Yashvir Sunak and chemist Usha Sunak. He attended Winchester College before attending Oxford University to study Politics, Philosophy, and Finance.
UK’s first Indian-origin prime minister
Rishi Sunak is the UK’s first Indian-origin prime minister. His Indian father, who had relocated to the United Kingdom from East Africa in the 1960s, gave rise to him in the United Kingdom.
He Broke the records by becoming the youngest UK Prime minister
Sunak was elected Prime Minister 7 years after being elected as a parliamentary member in 2015. Although David Cameron became Prime Minister after only 9 years, Pitt the youngest still holds the title after only 2 years.
Son-in-Law of Infosys’s Chief
Rishi Sunak is wedded to Akshata Murthy, the child of Infosys CEO Narayana Murthy. Krishna and Anoushka are the couple’s two sweet daughters.
Chancellor of the Exchequer
Sunak was elected Chancellor of the Exchequer on February 13, 2020, weeks after being designated Chief Secretary to the Treasury by then-UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Sunak is a dedicated Hindu who took his vow in 2015 on the Bhagwat Gita. Rishi Sunak frequently talks about his origin and how his family constantly reminded him of morals and culture.
Education was an important component of parenthood in the Sunak home, as it was in most Indian families. Rishi Sunak is a retired investment banker and Stanford University, alumnus.
Criticism for having a wealthy wife
Sunak has also come under fire for his rich wife’s non-domiciled tax situation. The tax status permits an individual born in another nation, or whose parent is from another region, to contribute tax in the UK only on earnings earned in the UK.
His popularity suffered as a result of the ‘partygate’ controversy, which involved violating Covid laws and organizing lockdown parties inside government buildings, and he was one of the individuals penalized by the London Police. Sunak was forced to step down as a result of the controversy.
Rishi Sunak has a total wealth of over 700 million pounds and is heavily invested in UK real estate. Rishi and his spouse Akshata own a house in Kensington, central London, in addition to a castle in Yorkshire.