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India: Charities

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 169539, tabled on 3 September 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the challenges faced by Christian charities operating in India; and whether he has made any representations on that matter to the Indian Government.

Answered on

6 September 2018

We are aware of the challenges international non-governmental organisations (NGOs) face operating in India and are also aware of concerns regarding the Government of India’s Foreign Contribution Regulation Act. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office network in India monitors developments closely. Officials have remained in close contact with NGOs and minority groups, including Christians.

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