- News : Indian-origin Rishi Sunak is also among the contenders for the next PM of the UK.
New Delhi: Boris Johnson Resigns today as UK PM. The political crisis in Britain is not taking its name. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has also resigned after one after other resignations. However, his party is yet to decide who will be the leader of the party in the House and who will be the next Prime Minister of the country?
According to the British media, Boris Johnson’s associates were constantly pressuring him to resign from the post of PM. From the media report, so far 40 ministers of Boris Johnson have talked about leaving their post. He said that he will not be able to work with Boris Johnson, that is why he has to resign.
Who will be the new Prime Minister after Boris Johnson resigns as UK PM? Discussions have started about it. The name of Indian-origin Rishi Sunak is also among the contenders for the next PM of the UK. If it happens Rishi will be the first Indian-origin person to become the PM of UK. He is a British politician who served as Chancellor of the Exchequer from 2020 to 2022.
Rishi Sunak’s grandparents had reached the UK from Punjab. He is married to Akshata Murthy, daughter of Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy.