The Hush Post: British Prime Minister Theresa May has inducted Indian-origin lawmaker Rishi Sunak, also the son-in-law of Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy,
into her government in the reshuffle of her top team of ministers.
The 36-year-old has been appointed as an under secretary of state in Britain’s Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. Theresa May’s office tweeted late Tuesday night: “Rishi Sunak MP becomes Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. Rishi Sunak won the constituency of Richmond in North Yorkshire in the 2015 general elections in the country.
Narayanamurthy’s daughter Akshata Murthy was his classmate at the Stanford Business School. The couple has two daughters, Krishna and Anoushka. Sunak, an Oxford University graduate, co-founded a London-based global investment firm and entered politics in 2014. His 1 billion pound global investment firm specialises in funding small British businesses.