Rishi Sunak and Akshata met for the first time at Stanford University.
Prime Minister of Indian origin Rishi Sunak, who once ruled India, is now ruling the country of the British. When Infosys founder and Rishi Sunak's father-in-law Narayana Murthy was told about her love by his daughter Akshata for the first time, he got angry. During Valentine's Week, let us know this love story of Britain's PM and Narayana Murthy's daughter Akshata.
Rishi Sunak's maternal grandparents were Punjabi. His father Yashvir and mother Usha went to England from East Africa in the 1960s. Punjabi Hindus Yashveer and Usha's family also lived abroad. Yashveer was born in Kenya while his mother was born in Tanzania.
After going to England, Yashveer started working as a general practitioner in Britain's National Health Service. Mother was also involved in pharmacy work. Rishi was born on 12 May 1980 in South Hampton. He studied political science, philosophy and economics from Oxford University and started working with an American investment company.
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Akshata was born in Hubli
Akshata was born in Hubli in 1980. Narayan Murthy had to go to Mumbai just two months after his birth. Due to the small girl, Narayan Murthy's work was affected and there were problems in looking after Akshata. Therefore, Akshata was sent to live with her grandparents. However, after settling in Mumbai, he called Akshata, by then she was of schooling age.
After studying in Mumbai, Akshata studied Economics and French from the private liberal Claremont McKenna College in California and started working in Deloitte and Unilever. Then did a course in fashion designing in Los Angeles. Then she started doing MBA from Stanford University.
met at stanford university
Meanwhile, in 2006, Rishi also reached Stanford University to pursue MBA. He got full scholarship. It was here that both of them met. It is said that for the first time both of them talked for hours outside a coffee shop and after that they started liking each other. When Akshata told her father Narayana Murthy about this, he was very angry. Narayan Murthy himself has revealed this in an interview.
He had said that for the first time when Akshata told about Rishi, he felt bad. Being the father of a daughter, he was positive. Also felt jealous of Rishi. However, when I met Rishi, I came to know that he is honest and sharp. After this the thinking changed.
Rishi and Akshata were in a relationship for three years. Then in 2009 they got married in Bengaluru. After this both stayed in California for a few days. From there he started living in Yorkshire. Rishi and Akshata have two daughters, Krishna and Anushka.
Prime Minister elected in 2022
After entering politics, Rishi was made the Conservative Party candidate from Richmond (Yorks) in 2014. His victory from here was considered certain, because this seat has been held by the Conservative Party for more than a hundred years. Rishi became MP from this seat in the general elections held in 2015. Elected again from the same seat in 2017. Was Parliamentary Under Secretary in 2018-2019. He was again elected MP in the 2019 elections. Rishi Sunak was elected Prime Minister in October 2022. Akshata is a well-known female entrepreneur of Britain.
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