Calls for annual day to mark India’s partition


by LAUREN CODLING BRITISH politicians have backed calls for a national day to commemorate the partition of India. The campaign is due to be launched in parliament this week, with the meeting expected to be led by television presenter Anita Rani, who fronted the BBC documentary My Family, Partition and Me last year. The delegation, which is supported by Labour MP Virendra Sharma and Dr Binita Kane, whose father’s story was among those featured in the documentary, is hoping to persuade MPs in the House of Commons on Wednesday (18) to declare a national day of remembrance annually on August…

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