UK: New British PM Rishi Sunak Elected Unopposed; To Take Oath On 28 October

DN Bureau

Sunak has made history as Britain's first Indian-origin Prime Minister. Read on for details:

Rishi Sunak: New British PM designate (File)
Rishi Sunak: New British PM designate (File)

London: Rishi Sunak on Monday was declared elected as the new Prime Minister of Britian following Penny Mordaunt's withdrawal from the race. 

Sunak will be taking oath of office on 28 October. 

The 42-year-old former chancellor, a devout Hindu, was comfortably in the lead, having secured the public backing of over half the 357 Tory MPs – way above the 100 minimum required to make the shortlist.

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