Britain, Ta. 7 July 2022, Thursday
The demand for the resignation of British PM Boris Johnson, who was caught holding a liquor party at his official residence in Lockdown, has been going on since January. There was speculation at the time that if Boris Johnson did not resign, his Conservative party could remove him as PM, and that is exactly what happened today. With more than 50 ministers resigning under Sunak’s leadership, Boris has finally resigned as PM and Sunak is a strong contender in the race for the new PM.
In January, Britain’s largest betting company claimed that Rishi Sunak was most likely to replace Johnson as PM. Former External Affairs Minister Jeremy Hunt, Indian-origin Home Minister Preeti Patel and Health Minister Sadiq Javed are also in the race.
Who is Rishi Sunak?
Sunak is a British citizen, sage Sunak has recently resigned as Britain’s finance minister. People love their work. Because of this he is also considered a contender to become PM.
Sage Sunak’s popularity skyrocketed when he announced a large package of billions of pounds during the Corona epidemic.
Sage Sunak is the son-in-law of Narayan Murthy
Sage Sunak is married to Akshata Murthy, daughter of Narayan Murthy. They were married in 2009. They also have two children. Sage Sunak is the son-in-law of Indian businessman Narayan Murthy.
A betting company in Britain has claimed that Rishi Sunak is most likely to be made PM in place of Johnson. External Affairs Minister Liz Toussaint and Cabinet Minister Michael Gove are also in the running for the post. Former External Affairs Minister Jeremy Hunt, Indian-origin Home Minister Preeti Patel and Health Minister Sadiq Javed are also in the running.
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