• Monday, September 26, 2022


Bond of shared interests

FOCUS: Kumar Iyer with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Oval Maidan, Mumbai, during the royal visit in April

By: Eastern Eye Staff

The relationship between India and the UK is not something that I have just observed for the past three years as British deputy high commissioner, it is also something I have lived and breathed for the last 40 years of my life. As we mark the 69th anniversary of Indian independence, it is a thriving relationship. It has never been stronger but it is has not yet peaked. Here is why. My parents were both born in pre-1947 India. My father was born in Pune but his family was from Tamil Nadu, my mother was born in Mumbai but her…

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