Who is Rishi Sunak ?

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak visit Pizza Pilgrims in West India Quay, in London, Britian June 26, 2020. Heathcliff O'Malley/Pool via REUTERS

Rishi Sunak leads the race to become the next Uk PM, is a son-in-law of Indian billionaire Narayan Murthy and a formal Finance Minister of the UK he has clinched his place for the final leg of the race to succeed Boris Johnson.

Bio of Rishi suank you need to know :

42-year-old Rishi song is assumed to be the next UK Prime Minister an Indian origin UK Finance Minister after the resignation of Boris Johnson from his position as the Prime Minister.
Rishi Saunk the British politician was born on 12th May 1980. He served for 2 years as Finance Minister from 2020 to 2022. He was elected as a member of parliament in 2015 since then he has been the MP of Richmond also he is a member of the UK governing party and he even served the duties of a chief secretary to the treasury for 2 years from 2019 to 2020 before being the finance minister of UK.

He is one of the second youngest people to get the position of Finance Minister and is the very first Indian-origin politician to be entitled as Finance Minister of the United Kingdom. The position of Finance Minister is regarded as the second most prominent position in the government.
Also renowned as the Maharaj of the Yorkshire Dale. Talking about his wife Akshata Murthy was born in 1918 and is a daughter of the Indian IT industry and the founder of the multinational company Infosys.

When and how his political career started ?

Around the time between 2001 to 2004, Rishi worked at an Investment Bank, Goldman Sachs. He was posted as an analyst there. After that, he worked at The Children’s Investment Fund Management, a hedge fund managing company.
In 2014 October he was chosen as the candidate of yours is Richmond where he won two times from his seat in here 2017 and 19 with voting in the UK election on July 2019 UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson appointed Rishi as chief secretary to the treasury where he served his duty for 2 years moreover Prime Minister Boris Johnson preached Rishi for his work and determination and considered him as his favourite minister.

Recently in July 2022 Rishi resigned as the position of Finance Minister. Sunak’s bid comes after a tumultuous week in the UK that culminated with Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s resignation on Thursday, a day before Sunak’s announcement .

Rishi won the latest round of voting among the party members of parliament as Tom Tugendant was eliminated in just voting now there are only 4 candidates left and the race to became next Prime Minister of UK according to a survey pole half of United kingdoms governing party believes that song will be the next Prime Minister if elected as he received 115 votes followed by other three candidates penny Mardaunt 82, Liz Truss 71, Kemi Badenoch 58 and Tugendant 31 votes respectively.

Various senior Conservative MP’s have publicly backed Sunak’s candidacy and promoted his ‘Ready for Rishi’ campaign, It will take months for us to know if the UK will have its first Indian-origin prime minister. Mr Sunak is now one vote away from 119 (or a third of 357 MPs ) – the threshold is therefore 120, to make it to the final two, whose names will be announced on Wednesday afternoon.

The 42-year-old won the fifth and final voting round of Tory MPs with a resounding 137 votes, while the second-placed Truss got the support of 113 MPs. Trade Minister Penny Mordaunt was knocked out of the race after coming in third with 105 votes. On 13th July the first voting was held while the second was on the 14th of July and the most recent was on July 18th in which Rishi topped.

Although Ms Truss came in third on Tuesday, she is a serious contender for a slot in the final two – depending on how Ms Badenoch’s votes are distributed in Wednesday’s voting. To take part in the race, a candidate requires the nomination of at least 8 other Tory MPs. If there are more than two candidates, a series of secret ballots will be conducted to reduce the number to two. Subsequently, a final vote will be held by the Conservative Party, and the winner will become the leader of the Conservative Party and PM.