Cameron visits Gurdwara in UK ahead of polls

PTI
Published Feb 7, 2015, 3:13 am IST
Updated Mar 29, 2019, 8:57 pm IST
The Prime Minister joined worshippers at Gurdwara Sahib Leamington
Leamington Spa: British Prime Minister David Cameron making 'chapatis' as he takes part in community service during a visit to the Gurdwara Sahib in Leamington Spa, UK (Photo: AP)
 Leamington Spa: British Prime Minister David Cameron making 'chapatis' as he takes part in community service during a visit to the Gurdwara Sahib in Leamington Spa, UK (Photo: AP)

London: British Prime Minister David Camerontoday visited one of the largest Gurdwaras in the UK and discussed the issues facing the Sikh community in the country,
ahead of the national elections in May.

The Prime Minister joined worshippers at Gurdwara Sahib Leamington and Warwick after meeting its committee members and volunteers.

 

According to Britain's 2011 census, the UK is home to nearly 4.3 lakh Sikhs of which 4.2 lakh live in England alone. They have a considerable influence on 50 to 100 seats of parliament out of 650.

The British Sikh community has recently launched a first-of-its-kind political campaign targeting 50 seats nationwide for the general elections, that is set to be the most closely-fought in modern British history.

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