Rishi Sunak Indian Connection explained in 9 points

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Rishi Sunak

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.

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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.

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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.

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Rishi Sunak’s wife

Rishi Sunak is married to Akshata Murthy, a name well known as the daughter of Infosys chief Narayan Murthy.

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Diwali

Additionally, Rishi Sunak lit Diwali diyas at his Downing Street apartment while he was working under PM Boris Johnson government.

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Close to religion

Rishi Sunak has consistently presented himself as being devout in his faith.

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Geeta Lessons

In the past, when Rishi Sunak was criticised for his fiscal irresponsibility, he had acknowledged the Bhagwat Gita with saving him in trying times.

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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.

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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