Indian-origin candidates are part of its anti-Brexit appeal.

The party was in a coalition government with the Conservatives under then Prime Minister David Cameron from 2010 to 2015, but lost heavily in the 2015 election (reduced to 8 from 57 MPs in 2010). It now hopes to recover by being the only party to promise another referendum on Brexit.

the first MPs of the party in its earlier incarnation as the Liberal Party. He was elected from Finsbury Central in 1892, but has struggled to enlist substantial support from the British Indian community.

The party had also fielded 14 Indian-origin candidates in the 2015 election. The Conservative party has fielded 13 Indian-origin candidates for the June 8 election, while Labour has 14 from the community, which had voted largely to remain in the EU.

“British universities are world leaders that attract some of the most talented individuals from India to the benefit of the UK economy. But instead of encouraging them to stay here and contribute to keeping Britain at the forefront of cutting-edge research, this Conservative Brexit government forces them out.”

the UK to more Indian IT specialists and other professionals (the so-called Mode 4) foundered on her objections. The main irritant in UK-India relations is visas. In the absence of creative ideas on freeing up immigration and visiting rights from India, ministers will continue to get a flea in their ear in Delhi. I don’t think it (free trade pact) will happen,” he said.