The Conservative Friends of India[1] is linked to the Conservative Party in the UK, and is a membership organization which engages with the British Indian community and played a significant role in the Conservative campaign in the 2019 general election, as well as supporting the development of stronger India–United Kingdom relations.[2] It actively campaigns for the Conservative Party in the British Indian community.[3][4][5] The organisation was also responsible for releasing Hindi campaign songs for the Conservative Party in recent elections supporting David Cameron, Theresa May and Zac Goldsmith.[6][7]

The organisation's events have been attended by the High Commissioner of India to the United Kingdom.[8][9]

Board

Co-chairmen

Vice chairs

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Patrons

References

  1. ^ "Conservative Friends of India". Conservative Friends of India. Retrieved 2019-11-02.
  2. ^ "India-UK Relations" (PDF). Ministry of External Affairs. January 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 November 2019.
  3. ^ "About us". Conservative Friends of India. Retrieved 2019-11-02.
  4. ^ "Securing the Majority 6) Build on CCHQ's ethnic minority campaigning". Conservative Home.
  5. ^ "James Brokenshire: I urge local leaders everywhere in Britain to join us in helping to boost business abroad". Conservative Home.
  6. ^ "Extremely catchy Hindi song about Theresa May is going to get the Tories elected". May 29, 2017.
  7. ^ "Cameron underlines the power of Hinglish, again". May 2, 2015.
  8. ^ "Indian diplomats attend Tory reception a week after snubbing Labour | India News - Times of India". The Times of India.
  9. ^ "Welcome to High Commission of India, London, UK". www.hcilondon.gov.in.
  10. ^ "NRI industrialist nominated to the UK Parliament's House of Lords". www.connectedtoindia.com.
  11. ^ "People | Conservative Friends". www.conservativefriendsofindia.co.uk.