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Inquiry into Gurkha Welfare

A Gurkha from Reading may be close to ending his hunger-strike after a dramatic Government intervention.

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Joanna Lumley to meet hunger striker

Joanna Lumley and members of the Gurkha Justice Campaign will meet with the hunger striking Gurkha, Gyanraj Rai, who is camped opposite Downing Street, to discuss the announcement on Gurkha's Welfare.

Joanna Lumley will meet hunger striking Reading Gurkha Gyanraj Rai Credit: PA

Martin Howe, solicitor and joint founder of the Gurkha Justice Campaign said:

"This presents a unique opportunity to finally settle genuine issues of concern and allows Gurkhas to continue to be held with affection by the UK Government and people.

We are grateful to Parliament for taking up these important issues and for indicating its support for the work of the Parliamentary Inquiry."

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