1. All Party Parliamentary Group for British Hindus formed

    All Party Parliamentary Group for British Hindus formed

    A new All Party Parliamentary Group for British Hindus to help represent Hindus in the UK has been established.

    MPs and Peers hope the group will help improve Government decisions about issues affecting the Hindu community.

    Over 23 MPs and Lords have signed up to be a qualifying member within 2 days of the notice issued by the Hindu Lawyers Association (HLA).

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    1. I have been working towards the creation of a strong forum for British Hindus to interact with Parliament since being elected, so I am delighted that this cross-party group has now formed and is receiving a lot of support across the board.
      By Bob Blackman
    2. I am delighted to be associated with the All Party Parliamentary Group for British Hindus.
      By Navnit Dholakia
    3. The establishment of the new APPG for British Hindus is a significant step towards better representation of British Hindus in Parliament. I'm delighted to be involved in this important group which will raise awareness of Hindu beliefs in Parliament and work hard to increase Hindu engagement with Parliament.
      By Virendra Sharma
    4. I am very pleased that the House of Commons has established the APPG for British Hindus. The creation is long overdue as there are several issues that need to be addressed and I look forward to seeking solutions with Parliamentary colleagues.
      By Mathew Offord
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