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Recent Violence in India

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:31 pm on 3rd March 2020.

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Photo of Richard Graham Richard Graham Conservative, Gloucester 12:31 pm, 3rd March 2020

Those of us with significant Indian Muslim communities will have seen videos showing shocking orchestrated sectarian violence. Can I encourage the Minister to invite the Indian high commissioner to his office to share with him the deep concern of many of our constituents about their families and friends in India? If there is one silver lining in this very dark cloud it is what one Gujarati Muslim said to me, which is that he and his family now value more than ever the pluralism and safety across faiths that this country provides.