India is 75 years young. The motherland has survived a pandemic, various battles, ups and downs and particularly this year, lost some of its stalwarts in the field of art and entertainment. Navigating floods, landslides, calamities, and unnatural occurrences, India is perhaps the most resilient country in the world. Justice is delivered, sooner or later, and there is more faith in the judiciary among people than ever before.
Azaadi ka Amrit Mahotsav brings together Indians in the homeland and abroad together to cherish the goodness, the richness of our culture, the beauty of brotherhood and the valiance of the community. As the globe gradually continues to work towards rebuilding broken homes, economies, societies and also, and people, Asian Voice spoke to British Indians about the changing perception of India and what the future holds for the Living Bridge.
Lord Karan Bilimoria CBE DL talks about the UK-India relationship, the possibilities of living the dream of seeing an Indian-origin person become the UK’s prime minister; Oscar award-winning producer Guneet Monga speaks to us about the changing paradigms of Indian cinema; Fintech and economy experts explain what’s in store for the UK-India economic ties; youngsters react to Har Ghar Tiranga campaign and Kolkata based Asian Voice columnist Abhiroop Sengupta writes about the other Tagore.
Asian Voice wishes all its British Indian readers, a very happy Independence Day.