On a well-known radio programme in Britain, a caller alleged that Rishi Sunak, who appears destined to become the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, doesn’t love England and isn’t even British in the eyes of the majority. Additionally, the caller likened Sunak to Al Qaeda.
Al-Qaeda, formally known as Qaedat al-Jihad, is a global network of Salafist jihadists who are violent Sunni Muslims.
“We are the voters and we support Boris. Boris has the best chance of winning the general election next time. Rishi is not gonna win it. He doesn’t love England as Boris does,” stated the caller on the LBC radio programme who introduced himself as Jerry.
Jerry said that Rishi Sunak wasn’t British because his and his wife Akshata Murty’s business is based in India and the US, despite the fact that Johnson was born in New York and Rishi Sunak was born in the UK and attended excellent educational institutions there.
Jerry, who identifies as a Conservative party member, responded that half of Al Qaeda are British citizens.
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“Could you mention me becoming the prime minister of Pakistan or Saudi Arabia? No. Eighty-five percent of England are white English people and they want a prime minister who reflects that. I can’t just go to India and be the Prime Minister there can I,” he added that there is nothing Rishi Sunak can do to prove his patriotism.
“I think you are fundamentally a racist, and it’s absolutely fascinating that you and other Tory Party members think like this,” the host of the radio show replied to Jerry.
Sunak was born in Southampton on May 12, 1980, to Yashvir and Usha Sunak, African-born Hindu parents of Punjabi-Indian descent.
After his former boss, Boris Johnson, announced he would withdraw from the campaign for the Conservative Party leadership on Monday, Rishi Sunak moved one step closer to becoming Britain’s first prime minister of Indian descent.
The 42-year-old former chancellor has maintained a commanding lead in the race after easily surpassing the 100-MP requirement. When announcing his candidacy, the man claimed he wants to “repair our economy, unite our party, and deliver for our country.”