In 2015, Sunak—the son-in-law of Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy—was elected for the first time to serve in the UK parliament. Liz Truss resigned from her position as prime minister after 45 days, and the 42-year-old head of the Conservative Party made history by becoming the country's first prime minister of Indian descent.
Portugal's Prime Minister Antonio Costa took charge in 2015. Although his father Orlando da Costa was born in Mozambique, East Africa, his paternal ancestry is from Goa.
Pravind Jugnauth, the Prime Minister of Mauritius since 2017, was born in La Caverne to an Ahir Hindu family and is originally from the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
As the seventh President of Mauritius, Prithvirajsing Roopun GCSK, also known as Pradeep Singh Roopun, took charge in 2019. He was reportedly an Arya Samaj adherent who came from a Hindu background.
In 2020, Chandrikapersad "Chan" Santokhi was elected to lead Suriname. Santokhi had previously been selected as the country's police chief, therefore his election as president of Suriname represented a major development because it put an end to the nation's dictatorship.
Born into a Muslim family, he is Guyana's first Muslim president. In August 2020, he took charge of the Indo-Guyanese family as the 9th executive.
Harris, the first coloured vice president of the United States, was born to Indian and Jamaican parents. She is the first female vice president of the United States, having served as a senator from California from 2017 until 2021.