Rishi Sunak First INDIAN Origin PM

Rishi Sunak is the UK's new Prime Minister after his rivals, Boris Johnson and Penny Mordaunt, pulled out from the contest.

He is also the youngest and the third Prime Minister of UK in seven months. Image Credit : AFP

Both his parents are of Indian descent and had migrated from East Africa to the UK in the 1960s.

Rishi Sunak is married to Akshata Murty, daughter of Infosys founder Narayan Murthy. They have two daughters.

But Liz Truss faced an embarrassing exit from the top job after her tax-cutting plans caused a market meltdown.

"I want to fix our economy, unite our party and deliver for our country," Rishi Sunak said while confirming his candidature.

Trivia : Rishi Sunak had taken oath as an MP from Yorkshire, on the Bhagavad Gita in the Parliament.