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UK's First Hindu Leader Is Symbol of Both Progress and Privilege

Rishi Sunak shows how far the country has come on race and how far it has to go on social mobility.

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WATCH: Rishi Sunak’s Path to UK Prime Minister

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Rishi Sunak made history as the first Chancellor of the Exchequer to celebrate Diwali, lighting candles on the steps of his official residence at No. 11 Downing Street.

Two years later, on the day of the same festival, the 42-year-old Conservative was preparing to move into the prime minister’s lodgings next door, as both the first person of color and the first Hindu to take the country’s top job.