Rishi Sunak's Bio, Political Career etc

Rishi Sunak was elected as Prime Minister of the UK on Monday.

The first time a person of Indian origin became Prime Minister of the British Republic, he made history. 

Rishi Sunak was born on May 12, 1980, in Southampton, London. 

His father's name was Yashvir Sunak and his mother's name was Usha Sunak. 

His Grandfather was born in Punjab province, British India, and migrated from East Africa with their families to the UK in the 1960s. 

Rishi Sunak received his college education from Winchester College. He then studied Philosophy, Politics, and Education at Lincoln College, Oxford. 

As a Fulbright Scholar, Sunak received his MBA from Stanford University in California. 

Sunak met his wife Akshata Murty while studying for an MBA at Stanford University in California. 

Akshata Murty is the daughter of Infosys founder and Indian billionaire NR Narayana Murty. 

Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murty are the 222nd richest people in Britain. 

Sunak was elected to the House of Commons from North Yorkshire in the 2015 General Election.

After Boris Johnson was elected Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak was appointed as Chief Secretary to the Treasury. 

Sunak was elected Chancellor in February 2022 following the resignation of Sajid Javid in a cabinet reshuffle. 

Rishi Sunak resigned as Chancellor on 5 July 2022 following the resignation of Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

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