Labour Friends of India relaunched to strengthen UK-India ties

The Labour Friends of India held a successful relaunch at an event hosted at the party headquarter in London on Wednesday evening last week. The event, attended by MPs, Shadow Cabinet Members, councillors and party activists was addressed by the co-chairs: Rajesh Agrawal, Deputy Mayor of London, and Darren Jones, MP for Bristol North West. […]

Eyeing return to power, Britain’s Labour Party relaunches India group

Set up in 1999, the Labour Friends of India was relaunched at an event attended by the Indian high commissioner, Ruchi Ghanshyam, and members of the shadow cabinet such as John McDonnell and Barry Gardiner, councillors and functionaries at the party headquarters in London. Hoping to return to power at the next election, an India-focussed […]

The Labour Friends of India relaunched

The Labour Friends of India, an India-focussed lobby within the Labour Party was on Wednesday (16) relaunched with an aim to highlight the issues and concerns of the concerns of the 1.5 million-strong Indian community in the UK. The Labour Friends of India, originally set up in 1999, was relaunched at an event attended by […]

Labour Party Conference

Labour Friends of India and Indian High Commission hold reception at the Labour Party Conference 2018 At this year’s Labour Party Conference, the Indian High Commission and the Labour Friends of India hosted a reception on September 26th 2018. The reception featured an illustrious array of guests, including shadow cabinet ministers, MPs and councillors. Senior parliamentarian […]

Message for Diwali from LFIN

As the winter sets in making the days colder and darker people around the world from the Sikh, Jain and Hindu communities come together to celebrate the festival of light, Diwali.  The lightning of candles is the symbol for Diwali for a profound reason. Just as a candle gives light and warmth to others whilst […]

Questions with Rajesh and Darren

Questions with the new Chairmen of the Labour Friends of India Rajesh Agarwal How did you become co-chair of the Labour Friends of India? I first came to the UK from India in 2001 and attending a Labour Friends of India event is one of my earliest memories of engaging with a British political party. […]