Question: Recently, who has been appointed as Britain’s first Indian-origin Home Secretary?
(a) Sajid Javid
(b) Jeremy Hunt
(c) Philip Hammond
(d) Priti Patel
- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed Indian origin Priti Patel as the country Home Secretary on 25th July, 2019.
- She replaces Pakistani-origin Sajid Javid.
- Ms Patel, was among the most vocal critics of Theresa May’s Brexit strategy.
- The 47-year-old leader was first elected as a Conservative MP in 2010 and gained prominence in the then David Cameron led Tory government as his Indian Diaspora Champion.
- She has her roots in Gujarat, India.