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Who will be the next UK PM? Liz Truss vs Rishi Sunak final two candidates in race

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: Who will be the next UK PM? There will be a contest between Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss in the race for the next Prime Minister of Britain. After the latest round of voting for the new PM post in the ruling Conservative Party, both these contenders are left in the contest. Rishi Sunak is of Indian origin and he is considered as the strongest contender for the post of the next Prime Minister of Britain. Used to be. Rishi Sunak has got 137 votes in the latest round for the post of leader within the Conservative Party.

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Rishi Sunak, 42, is a former UK finance minister, but his road ahead to becoming a Tory party leader has become easier. In a recent survey within the party, Liz Truss is considered to be the most favorite.

However, all eyes are on the debate between the last two contenders on the BBC on Monday. Apart from this, the stand of the candidates and their supporters out of the race will also be seen in the last round. In such a situation, everyone’s curiosity will end after the voting of the postal ballot on 5 September. However, Boris Johnson, who has announced his resignation as Prime Minister of Britain, has clearly asked other party MPs to support anyone other than Sunak.

Sunak was in the Boris Johnson government as chancellor or finance minister. Sunak, along with another minister, Sajid Javed, had first blown the bugle of rebellion against Boris Johnson.

Sunak had said during a TV debate and interview, “This leadership contest is not just about choosing the leader of the party, but it is about choosing the guardian of Britain.” Sunak is trying his best to strike a balance between his professional and personal life. His family came to Britain from East Africa after 1960. Boris Johnson announced his resignation as leader of the Conservative Party on 7 July. Several ministers revolted against Johnson surrounded by partygate and other allegations.

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