Rishi Sunak, who is of Indian origin, was also present during his first speech at 10 Downing Street across the seven seas, he expressed that he takes pride in being a Hindu and his religious identity in a Christian majority country. Don’t hesitate to reveal it either. During his first speech at 10 Downing Street, he was seen holding the sacred red ‘kalava’ in his hand as he greeted those present.
However the question arises whether it is only because they feel proud of their religious identity…maybe not…there are many other reasons as well. No work in politics is done without purpose. Rishi Sunak’s ‘Hindu identity’ also has many meanings. Let us know what it means to be a Hindu in Britain?
Three out of every four richest people in Britain are Hindus
Indians in the UK earn almost as much as white British
The median household income for white Britons was between £25,600 and £27,000, while the average for the Indian community was about £25,300, which is roughly the same as that of white people.
Employment rate in UK also better than Indians
Election and Hindu maths in Britain
More than 1.5 million people of Indian origin in the UK
New York Times report (2022) At least 1.5 million people of Indian origin live in England and Wales, which makes them white. They form the largest ethnic group after Britain.
Diwali and when addressed as Prime Minister, wearing Kalawa showed that he is an ‘Indian Hindu’.