Published: Mon, April 16, 2018
Medicine | By Douglas Stevenson

Modi's United Kingdom visit: Protests, counter-protests planned

Modi's United Kingdom visit: Protests, counter-protests planned

He will be visiting Sweden and the United Kingdom for bilateral meetings and for the India-Nordic Summit and the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.

On the last day of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meet PM Modi will attend a retreat at Windsor Castle, the residence of the royal family in the county of Berkshire, hosted by the Queen Elizabeth.

During the visit, he will hold a bilateral meeting with May on April 18 and also have an audience with Prince Charles. "It reflects the importance the UK attaches to the visit and shows the mature level of India-UK ties", said an official involved with the preparations for the visit.

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We are a group of retired civil servants who came together a year ago to express our concern at the decline in the secular, democratic, and liberal values enshrined in our constitution. The strong words from the Prime Minister also had immediate effect as the two BJP ministers from the state of Jammu and Kashmir resigned. The Prime Minister, who is on his fourth visit to Chhattisgarh, where assembly elections are scheduled to take place next year.

"My visit to London presents another opportunity for both countries to infuse fresh momentum to this growing bilateral engagement".

An estimated 2,000 people are expected to have received confirmations to attend the "niche event", since online registrations closed earlier this month. But at least think about those who are leading them.

Our sense of shame is all the more acute because our younger colleagues who are still in service, especially those working in the districts and are required by law to care for and protect the weak and the vulnerable, also seem to have failed in their duty.

With his visit to Bijapur, PM Modi became the first prime minister to visit the tribal district.

On the sidelines of the "unprecedented" welcome, PM Modi will also be greeted with some protests at Parliament Square on Wednesday afternoon, being spearheaded by Pakistani-origin peer, Lord Ahmed, and bringing together UK-based Kashmiri and Sikh groups.

The Prime Ministers comment on the recent horrific rape cases in Unnao and Kathua have been welcomed by some but there are citizens questioning as to why did it take so long for the Prime Minister to speak on the issue.

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