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Squeaky-clean Rishi Sunak tipped as UK's first Hindu PM

Sunak was named Britain's first Hindu chancellor on February 13, 2020, and swears his oath of allegiance as an MP on the Bhagavad Gita. Sunak was already wealthy from his previous business career.

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Rishi Sunak, Britain's finance minister, is on a meteoric rise that might propel him next door to 10 Downing Street to become the country's first Hindu prime minister if Boris Johnson is forced out.

For a descendant of immigrants from Britain's previous empire in India and East Africa to assume command of the world's fifth largest economy would be a historic moment.

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