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The cultural programme was launched in London earlier this year and the showcase is dedicated to developing to cultural and literary partnerships between the two countries.
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The distinctive Scottish element of the programme has been co-ordinated by the British Council in Scotland in partnership with Creative Scotland and the Scottish Government. Nine projects covering a range of art forms have been chosen to take part. They include leading Scottish photographers, artists, writers and musicians.
The partnerships aim to build lasting relationships between Scottish artists and their Indian counterparts, with projects involving young people being a particular focus. Drawing on Scotland's literary reputation, a Scottish crime writing delegation will see authors come together for events in Edinburgh and Kolkata to develop connections between Scottish and Indian writers.
The Bloody Scotland Crime Writing Festival will also seek to build a new reader base on a popular Indian books website. Photography collective Document Scotland will present an exhibition in both countries between August and Decemberwith workshops for young people in each location.
A further project will identify artists for a digital photography exchange between Street Level Photoworks in Glasgow and India's National Institute of Design. Focused in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, their projects will include workshops for students to share knowledge of the textiles industries in both countries.
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Activities will take place in Fort Cochin, Chennai and Kolkata. Inthe area, which included modern India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, became "the Indian Empire" often known historically as the "British Raj" with British Monarch Queen Victoria proclaimed as " Empress of India " a title held by her successors until Partition of India created new entities out of the erstwhile British Raj: Dominion of India — [ edit ] Further information: King George VIwho as British Monarch had been " Emperor of India ", abandoned this title inand served as India's ceremonial head of state as 'King of India' in much the same way, he also served as 'King of Pakistan'.
In India became a Republic and the link with the British crown was severed. Republic of India since [ edit ] Further information: Both Britain and India have since pursued quite divergent diplomatic paths. In particular, India became a major force within the Non-Aligned Movementwhich initially sought to avoid taking sides during the Cold War.
Political and diplomatic relations between the two countries have generally been cordial but lacking in depth. Former Indian Prime-Minister I.
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Gujral made a scathing assessment of Britain's relationship with India saying that the UK was a third rate power not worth cultivating. The growth of India 's multinational companies contributed greatly to UK's business and economy. As ofIndian companies in the UK generated over 19 billion pounds.
Tata group alone employed over 55, people in the UK. Discussion on a possible free-trade agreement is also in the agenda.
Scots lead the way in major cultural programme between India and the UK
However, Jaitley stated that a formal dialogue on the agreement would only begin post-Brexit. Whilst many large UK companies have a presence in India, small and medium-sized British companies do not. India hopes that the Access to India programme will not only encourage British SMES to export to India but also inspire them to manufacture in India fulfilling the aims of the Make in India initiative.
From tothe number of Indian students studying in the UK doubled from 10, to over 20, In this summit, Cameron stated that "Education is an area where India and the UK could pool some of the advantages for mutual benefit. Inthe then Home Secretary Theresa May announced a stricter immigration law.