Rishi Sunak was elected prime minister of the UK on October 24, in a spectacular fashion. The congratulatory messages started pouring soon after. And here we list out the best of the best reactions on social media – tweets, opinion , remarks, messages that is going viral on social.
Rishi Sunak in his pre election statement shared to the citizens of UK: in his message contesting for the PM post Sunak had written: The United Kingdom is a great country but we face a profound economic crisis. That’s why I am standing to be Leader of the Conservative Party and your next Prime Minister. I want to fix our economy, unite our Party and deliver for our country.
Reactions after Rishi Sunak became the PM Elect of UK
Post his election as the PM of UK, In a tweet message one citizen wrote : It would be great if you could use your position as chancellor to help the millions of people left behind by the schemes. Because parents are still struggling to feed their children, a fact you seem to have forgotten.
Anand Mahindra shared a tweet post Sunak appointment shared a quote of Winston Churchill in his post following Rishi Sunak post in which he wrote :
One of the best things about being Chancellor is working in some of Britain’s most historic buildings. This week I went to the balcony where Churchill made his victory speech 75 years ago today. It reminded me that when Britain comes together we can overcome anything.
Anand Mahindra tweeted:
“In 1947 on the cusp of Indian Independence, Winston Churchill supposedly said “…all Indian leaders will be of low calibre & men of straw.” Today, during the 75th year of our Independence, we’re poised to see a man of Indian origin anointed as PM of the UK. Life is beautiful,” Mahindra wrote on Twitter.
While the majority of the responses to Mahindra’s tweet on Twitter were positive, one user reminded him that Sunak is a British citizen and has never held an Indian passport. In addition, he is a huge Churchill enthusiast.
According to US President Joe Biden, Rishi Sunak’s selection as the new prime minister of the United Kingdom is “quite astounding” and a “ground-breaking milestone.”
In his remarks at the White House Diwali celebration on October 24, the US president noted that the festival of lights serves as a reminder that everyone of us has the power to drive out darkness and spread light throughout the world.
Reportedly, The ex-finance minister and his wife have an estimated $824 million fortune, while 14 million people in the UK cannot afford regular meals.
Rishi Sunak will succeed incumbent PM Liz Truss after she resigned on Thursday amid growing economic uncertainty, aggravated by her economic programme that swirled the country into further chaos.