London:Clashes erupted outside the Indian High Commission in London on Friday evening as Lord Nazir Ahmed, a pro-Pakistan peer in the House of Lords, attempted to hold a “black day” protest, which was vehemently countered by many Indian and British groups.The protests, according to the reports, were aimed at highlighting the “oppression of India”. Hundreds of protesters led by pro-Pakistan peer in the House of Lords Nazir Ahmed called for independence for Kashmir as well for Khalistan.
— ANI (@ANI) January 26, 2018
The protests turned violent after the many Indian and British groups came out in protest of the ‘Azad Kashmir’ protest. The clashes forced the police to intervene, news agency ANI reported.
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju saluted Indian patriots in London after clashes erupt as British Lord called for Azad Kashmir on Friday.
“Salute to the Indian patriots in London. The miniscule fringe elements can’t dent the spirit of India. We are all one from Arunachal Pradesh to Jammu & Kashmir, Nagaland to Rann of Kutch, Kanyakumari to Punjab,” said Kiren Rijiju in a tweet.
Salute to the Indian patriots in London. The miniscule fringe elements can't dent the spirit of India. We are all one from Arunachal Pradesh to Jammu & Kashmir, Nagaland to Rann of Kutch, Kanyakumari to Punjab. https://t.co/NYvXk4larj
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) January 27, 2018