India should host a permenant assembly of the Commonwealth of Nations

tamilandhindu

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I was thinking about quick methods to improve the soft power of India utilising its historic moderate stance on global politics, and it got be wondering whether the Commonwealth of Nations might be a good platform for India to use to its advantage, considering that the community speaks English and contains a large Indian diaspora.

The Commonwealth of Nations has several inter-governmental bodies that could be transformed into a permanent assembly: the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting and the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, the latter being appointed by national governments.

I would create an assembly where each country's government nominates a percentage of lawmakers as per its population, from which one lawmaker is randomly chosen to represent the country.. It can be modeled on the Council of Europe and renewed every five years.
 

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The commonwealth was created to enrich England and its Anglo majority Junior partners like Canada and Australia similar like Islam was created to enrich and aggrandize Arabs.

What traction can India gain by trying to revive it when it has typically seen india as subservient and just source of resources and disposable man power?
 

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The commonwealth was created to enrich England and its Anglo majority Junior partners like Canada and Australia similar like Islam was created to enrich and aggrandize Arabs.

What traction can India gain by trying to revive it when it has typically seen india as subservient and just source of resources and disposable man power?
Why not take our share of it? Christianity was invented in Israel, but Rome/Europe rules the Christian world from Italy.
 

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In a recent survey(video posted in global think tank thread), most Indian strategic thinkers don’t think UK is strategically important to India.

As long as Trudeau and Theresa may are in power, common wealth will not give us space.

What happens 10 years from now is anybody’s guess.
 

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Why not take our share of it? Christianity was invented in Israel, but Rome/Europe rules the Christian world from Italy.
. How will you get it back; by buying into their order and institutions? Why not just declare India a crown territory and work through the British monorachy?
 

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Why is common wealth so important? Why are we trying to find identity with British rule? We have thousands of years of legacy that we are proud of.
 

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Why is common wealth so important? Why are we trying to find identity with British rule? We have thousands of years of legacy that we are proud of.
Evidently not all of us are proud of the achievements of our people and civilization..
 

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We must leave CW if we want to stand u on world stage on our own.
 

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