Indian-origin British MP from Richmond (Yorks) Rishi Sunak is leading the race to replace Boris Johnson as the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Here are some quick facts about the 42-year-old former chancellor that you may want to know about:

The UK prime ministerial race is on its last leg, as by Thursday, the four candidates list will be narrowed down to two.

Following several rounds of meetings and ballots among the Conservative Party's members, the next British Prime Minister will be known the latest by September 5.

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