London’s India Club will be an asset for history fans


by Amit Roy COUNCILLORS on Westminster City Council have emerged as the heroes of the battle to save the India Club, the historic venue in London with close links to former high commissioner VK Krishna Menon, the India League and the fight for Indian independence. As reported in Eastern Eye last week, the council’s planning sub-committee rejected proposals from a property company to demolish the India Club bar and restaurant which occupy the first and second floors respectively of the Hotel Strand Continental at 143-145 The Strand. Marston Properties, the freeholders of the property, has been attempting for many years…

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