On Deepawali, Rishi Sunak was elected as the Prime Minister of United Kingdom. This came like a big surprise to many across the globe as Sunak being an Indian origin was the first non-white Prime Minister of UK. The social media was abuzz with greetings, and congratulations messages. From eminent political leaders to common people took to twitter to wish Sunak on his becoming new UK Prime Minister.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, “As you become UK PM, I look forward to working closely together on global issues, and implementing Roadmap 2030,”. The Prime Minister referring to a framework agreement struck between the two countries. “Special Diwali wishes to the ‘living bridge’ of UK Indians, as we transform our historic ties into a modern partnership”, added PM Modi.
The Indian diaspora in the United Kingdom, has expressed their happiness over the development. Prime Minister elect Rishi Sunak will assume the office of Prime Minister on Tuesday. Former Prime Minister Lizz Truss will address the Press outside 10, Downing Street. Following which the new Prime Minister will to 10, Downing Street.