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Narayana Murthy's Son-in-Law Rishi Sunak Joins Theresa May's Govt

Narayana Murthy's Son-in-Law Rishi Sunak Joins Theresa May's Govt

Rishi Sunak, who gets Ministry of Housing, Communities and local government, was first elected in 2015 from Richmond in North Yorkshire and re-elected in 2017.

New Delhi: British Prime Minister Theresa May inducted two Indian-origin MPs into the Conservative government, including Rishi Sunak, who is the son-in-law of Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy.

Apart from Sunak, Suella Fernandes, a Goan-origin MP was also given a ministry rank as May reshuffled her top team of ministers and secretaries on Monday.

Sunak, who enters the government as a parliamentary under secretary of state in the Ministry of Housing, Communities and local government, was first elected in 2015 from Richmond in North Yorkshire and re-elected in 2017.

Both Sunak and Fernandes have been vocal supporters of Brexit.

The 37-year-old, who is Oxford and Stanford University alumnus, is also the co-founder of an investment firm working with Bengaluru-based Silicon Valley companies.

Sunak met Akshata Murthy at Stanford University, where he lived for several years before returning to India.