Friday 24 January 2020 5:50 AM UTC
LONDON Jan 24: High Commission of India (HCI) in London, UK contacted the authorities in the UK to place a ban on a protest that calls for a burning of Indian Constitution on January 26 in front of the HCI.
High Commissioner of India in London Ruchi Ghanshyam, in a call with the Home Secretary of UK Priti Patel, expressed concerns over the planned protest outside the HCI in which Indian Constitution is supposed to be burnt.
On Twitter, India in the UK wrote, “High Commissioner called on Home Secretary Priti Patel and discussed issues of mutual interest to take forward India-UK ties.
She conveyed security and safety concerns flowing from planned protests including on Republic Day at India House.”
Indian diaspora too have been writing to various UK authorities to ban the protest in London on the day India celebrates its Republic Day.
Overseas Friends of BJP (OFBJP) president Kuldeep Singh Shekhawat said, “We are writing letters to mayor of London, Metropolitan Police Service commissioner and home secretary.
We are also starting a community response document to be submitted to PM.”
On the other hand, protestors have been working hard to bring in people in big numbers on the January 26. It is ecpected that over 5,000 people will turn up for the protest.
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