Race for UK PM’s post: Rishi Sunak gets 100 nominations


British politician of Indian descent Rishi Sunak is all set to bid for the leadership of the Conservative Party and the British Prime Ministership having secured more than a hundred nominations – which is the minimum requirement to contest for the post.

As per ANI inputs, Sunak, late Friday became the first Tory leadership contender to reach the 100-nomination threshold to run for party leader following the resignation of Prime Minister Liz Truss.

Sunak, has reportedly got the backing of at least 100 Conservative Party lawmakers to enter the UK PM race.

Earlier, Truss defeated former Chancellor of the Exchequer Sunak through a postal ballot of all Conservative members. Truss secured 81,326 votes while Sunak got 60,399 votes.