Labour loss is relief for Delhi
Talks between Jeremy Corbyn and Narendra Modi
By Amit Roy Corbyn stand on Kashmir and Sikhs rankles India This is not speculation – prime minister Narendra Modi government and Indian officialdom in general were relieved that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn didn’t win the general election. This is a far cry from the days when the Indian government had a natural affinity for the Labour Party. After all Clement Attlee, who replaced Winston Churchill as prime minister after the Second World War, agreed that India should be given its freedom and sent Lord Mountbatten to Delhi in early 1947 to preside over the transfer of power. That the…
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