Who is Britain's Home Minister Priti Patel? With whose signature, fugitive Nirav Modi is returning to India
Britain's first British Indian cabinet minister and first Gujarati woman MP Priti Patel has overcome many obstacles to reach the top in British politics.
Preparations have been made to bring the fugitive diamond trader Nirav Modi to India. Nirav Modi is accused of cheating Punjab National Bank for two billion dollars. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (Boris Jhonson) is going to visit India. Just before his visit, the country's Home Minister Priti Patel has signed Nirav Modi's extradition. In such a situation, Preity Patel is being discussed all around. Priti Patel of Indian origin is handling the home ministry called Britain's most powerful ministry. In such a situation, let's know who Priti Patel is? (Who is Priti Patel)
Britain's first British Indian cabinet minister and first Gujarati female MP, Preeti Patel, has overcome many obstacles to reach the top in British politics. In 2016, she became the first woman Indian Cabinet Minister to be appointed 'International Development Secretary'. In July 2019, 48-year-old Preeti Patel made history when she was made the home minister of the country by Boris Johnson. She was the most senior Indian-origin MP to reach the highest position in the British Government.
Preeti Patel has responsibility for Britain's security
The post of Home Minister is the third most important post in Britain. Above this post, only the post of Prime Minister and Foreign Minister are there. In this way, Preeti has to look at issues like Britain's national security, crime, terrorism and immigration. Also, he had to take a decision related to the extradition of Nirav Modi. Patel comes from a working class family. His family moved from Gujarat to Uganda in the early 20th century.
Post graduation done from University of Essex
However, the autocratic government of military dictator Idi Amin in Uganda ordered Indians to leave the country. After this Patel's father Sushil and mother Anjana left Uganda and moved to Britain in 1970. Patel's parents settled in Hertfordshire. It was here that Preity started her early education. He got his early education at Wetford Grammar School. After that she went to Keel University to study Economics. After completing his studies from here, he obtained a post graduation degree from the University of Essex.
MP became first in 2010
Preeti Patel is married to marketing consultant Alex Sawyer. They both have a son named Freddy. However, during his time as an MP in 2010 and being active in British politics, Patel has also faced criticism many times. He lost the post of 'International Development Secretary' when he held unauthorized meetings with Israeli ministers during a private holiday in November 2017. At the same time, Preity Patel considers Margaret Thatcher as her hero. She has been a staunch supporter of Breguit and recently described Winston Churchill as the greatest protector of freedom.