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British Prime Miner Rishi Sunak on Wednesday announced a national election for July 4, when the country will vote for a new government. Sunak, 44, ended months of speculation as he stood outside his Downing Street office in pouring rain and called the election several months earlier than expected. Rishi Sunak announced the UK election for July 4. “Now is the moment for Britain to choose its future and decide whether it wants to build on the progress we have made or risk going back to square one and no certainty,” he said. Unlock exclusive access to the latest news on India’s general elections, only on the HT App. Download Now! Download Now! “Over the next few weeks, I will fight for every vote, I will earn your trust and I will prove to you that only a Conservative government led me will not put our hard earned economic stability at risk.” Sunak’s speech was drowned out the heavy downpour as well as the opposition Labour Party’s victory song from 1997, “Things Can Only Get”, being played protesters on loudspeakers outside Downing Street’s gates. Rishi Sunak, wearing a black blazer and drenched in rain, had to almost shout to be heard the press. The Indian-origin leader struggling to be heard amid the rain and the opposition protest was seen as a sign critics of his Conservative Party’s potential fate at the ballot box. Take a look at some of the reactions on X: The Conservative Party or the Tories have been in power in the UK since 2010. Catch every big hit, every wicket with Crick-it, a one stop destination for Live Scores, Match Stats, Quizzes, Polls & much more. Explore now! : The Big Picture’, a fresh segment in HT’s talk show ‘The Interview with Kumkum Chadha’, where leaders across the political spectrum discuss the upcoming general elections. Watch Now! Get Latest Updates on Trending News Viral News, Video, Photos and Weather Updates of India and around the world News / Trending / Rishi Sunak completely drenched in rain as he announces polls, internet erupts with jibes, memes

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