Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has given statements about India and Hinduism several times. Once again he said in an exclusive interview that “My wife is Indian and as a proud Hindu, I will always have a connection with India and the people of India. I am extremely proud of my Indian roots and my ties to India.
2023 is a big year for India
Further, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said that we will work together with India through the chairmanship of G20 to tackle the biggest challenges facing the world. He said that 2023 is a big year for India.
Along with this, he also gave a statement regarding the meeting with PM Modi. He said that my meeting with PM Modi is an opportunity to discuss global challenges, and the UK and India have a big role to play in addressing them.
Said big thing on Khalistan
Recently, Khalistan supporters targeted India's High Commissions abroad. Many such incidents were carried out in London. When PM Sunak was asked about this, he said that the British police are fully empowered to deal with violent acts.
He further said that Britain is working closely with the Government of India to deal with pro-Khalistan extremism. At the same time, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said that I take very seriously the duty of the government to disrupt and combat violent, divisive ideologies, whatever they may be.
G20 summit being held at the right time
The British PM was asked questions by PTI, after which the Prime Minister's answers were sent by email. In an exclusive interview to PTI days ahead of the G20 summit on September 9-10, British Indian-origin Prime Minister Sunak said the relationship between the UK and India will define the future of the two countries. More than that it is defining the present.
He said that India's diversity and its extraordinary successes mean that it is the right country to chair the G20 at the right time. PM Sunak appreciated the leadership of Narendra Modi during the last year and said that it is very good to have G20 under the chairmanship of India. The world is facing myriad challenges.
Prime Minister Sunak said that we will work together with India through the G20 presidency to address the biggest challenges facing the world, from stabilizing the global economy to tackling climate change. He also referred to the Russian invasion of Ukraine and said that if Russian President Vladimir Putin was allowed to invade a sovereign neighbor, it would have dire consequences for the whole world.