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An Indian-origin UK PM?: Rishi Sunak tops second ballot

Dais Newsfeed | 14/07/2022 09:32 PM | Click to read full article

Will a man of Indian origin become the new resident of the hallowed 10 Downing Street? It looked like a tantalising possibility as Rishi Sunak, a son of Indian-origin migrants from Kenya, topped the ruling Conservative party leadership race after UK PM Boris Johnson’s ignominious exit.

After one contender was removed, Rishi Sunak, a former British finance minister, received the most votes to succeed Boris Johnson as leader of the Conservative Party and prime minister.