Rishi Sunak

In diversity of candidates for UK’s next PM, a soft power lesson for India – The Indian Express

(This article first appeared in The Indian Express on June 14, 2022)

  • As the race to succeed Boris Johnson as the leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister of the UK starts to take shape, one extraordinary fact has emerged: More than half the contenders in the initial stages are from immigrant, non-white, ethnic minority backgrounds including one (Nadhim Zahawi) who was not even born in the UK, but came to the country as a nine-year-old fleeing persecution in Saddam Hussein’s Iraq…

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