Thursday, India started its term in the rotating presidency of the Group of 20, a forum for the world’s largest economies.
That involves convening meetings throughout the year, which culminates in a leaders summit planned for next September in New Delhi.
The NDP says India has “horrific discriminatory laws” against minority groups.
NDP foreign affairs critic Heather McPherson is holding a press conference Thursday afternoon with the World Sikh Organization and the National Council of Canadian Muslims.
Last month, the Trudeau government unveiled plans to form closer ties with India as a key component of its Indo-Pacific Strategy.