PM Modi Dials U.K. PM Boris Johnson, Raises Issue Of Violence Against Indians
Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, gestures whilst speaking during an event in Singapore. (Photographer: Nicky Loh/Bloomberg)

PM Modi Dials U.K. PM Boris Johnson, Raises Issue Of Violence Against Indians

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a telephonic conversation with his British counterpart Boris Johnson during which he raised the issue of violence against members of the Indian diaspora celebrating Independence Day outside the Indian mission in London.

According to a statement issued by the Prime Minister's Office, Modi drew Johnson's attention to the challenges posed by vested interests pursuing their motivated agenda, including by violent means.

“In this context he referred to the violence and vandalism perpetrated by a large mob against the High Commission of India in London on the last Independence Day of India,” the statement read.

Prime Minister Johnson regretted the incident and assured that all necessary steps would be taken to ensure safety and security of the High Commission, its personnel and visitors, the statement said.

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