• Wednesday, May 25, 2022


UK Plans New Funds To Help Indian Soldiers Who Fought In World Wars

The new initiative will be a a joint collaboration between the Royal British Legion, the UK’s armed forces charity, and the Department for International Development’s UK Aid initiative (Photo: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

British government has uncovered its new plans to lend its support to Indian soldiers who rendered their service for Britain during the two World Wars. UK International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt said that the British government is aims to rectify injustice being faced by war veterans of Commonwealth nations including India as many of the  families of the war veterans are currently living in pathetic conditions in their respective countries. “These veterans were cast off, not taken care of and not given pensions and looked after. There are about 8,500 of these individuals and their widows around the world who…

You do not have access to this content. You need to subscribe.

Eastern Eye

Related Stories

Eastern Eye


Mrunal Thakur on Dhamaka, experience of working with Kartik Aaryan,…
Nushrratt Bharuccha on Chhorii, pressure of comparison with Lapachhapi, upcoming…
Abhimanyu Dassani on Meenakshi Sundareshwar, how his mom Bhagyashree reacted…