Rishi Sunak Indian Connection explained in 9 points
WRITTEN BY Aditi Shrivastava
Rishi Sunak a name which made history by becoming the first Asian-British Prime Minister of Britain succeeding Liz Truss who resigned just a few days after joining.
Oath on Bhagavad Geeta
For those who don’t know, in the Parliament Rishi Sunak took the Bhagavad Gita oath in his position as a Yorkshire MP.
About Rishi Sunak parents
His parents are both of Indian heritage. Usha Sunak, Sunak's mother, was a chemist, while Sunak's father, Yashvir Sunak, worked as a general practitioner for the National Health Service.
Rishi Sunak’s wife
Rishi Sunak is married to Akshata Murthy, a name well known as the daughter of Infosys chief Narayan Murthy.
Additionally, Rishi Sunak lit Diwali diyas at his Downing Street apartment while he was working under PM Boris Johnson government.
Close to religion
Rishi Sunak has consistently presented himself as being devout in his faith.
In the past, when Rishi Sunak was criticised for his fiscal irresponsibility, he had acknowledged the Bhagwat Gita with saving him in trying times.
Son In law of Bangalore
Rishi Sunak frequently travels to Bangalore to visit his in-laws with his wife and two kids Krishna and Anoushka.
In the first
The 42-year-old would become the first prime leader of the UK of Indian descent after taking office.
Komal Pandey inspired ethnic outfit for Diwali