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Rishi Sunak has become the first British Asian to hold the post of Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland following his selection by the members of Parliament associated with the ruling Conservative Party. As such, says the top edit, his assumption of power is a major landmark for India’s former imperial power, marking the distance the political establishment has travelled from Enoch Powell’s infamous “rivers of blood” speech which predicted racialised violence, trauma and division as a consequence of immigration from Commonwealth countries. Read it here
 
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First Published: Oct 26 2022 | 8:34 AM IST

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