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Boris Johnson's new Cabinet includes Infosys founder's son-in-law

[Edited By: Gaurav]

Thursday, 25th July , 2019 12:00 pm

The New British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has at least three personalities of Indian descent occupying key positions in the Cabinet.
Rishi Sunak, who was appointed chief secretary of the Treasury, was elected MP for Richmond (Yorks) in 2015. He is the son-in-law of Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy and writer Sudha Murthy.

A businessman, Mr. Sunak studied at Oxford and Stanford Universities. He grew up in the area where his father was a general practitioner of the National Health Service and his mother ran a pharmacy.

Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy and his wife, Sudha Murthy pose for a photo at the wedding reception of their daughter Akshata and Rishi Sunak in Bangalore.

The Indian connection of Boris-

Prime Minister Johnson, who once described himself as a son-in-law of India due to the mother of his now separated wife, Marina Wheeler, Dip Kaur, pointed out that the relationship between the United Kingdom and India had to go further than mere trade.

Regarding Indo-British relations, Johnson has stated publicly that he wishes to conclude a new trade agreement and should rely on his "personal relationship" declared by himself with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to establish a bilateral relationship "really special". .

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