India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit to Britain, in picture
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) walks with Prime Minister David Cameron (C) and his wife Samantha (L) in a backstage area at Wembley Stadium in London
Dancers perform on stage at Wembley Stadium prior to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking
The crowd in the stands during the UK Welcomes Modi event at Wembley Stadium
People arriving early ahead of speech given at Wembley Stadium in north London by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the second day of his visit to the UK
People walk towards Wembley Stadium which will host an event attended by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is presented with a garland of blossoms after arriving at Heathrow Airport on Thursday morning
Mr Modi’s visit is the first by an Indian prime minister to the UK in almost a decade
David Cameron welcomes the Indian Prime Minister to 10 Downing Street. It is hoped that the trip will yield billions of pounds in trade and investment deals.
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha meet performers in a backstage area at Wembley StadiumPicture: AFP
Narendra Modi pays homage at the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Parliament Square, London
David Cameron and Narendra Modi watch a flypast by the Red Arrow RAFD display team in Parliament Square
Until 2012, Mr Modi was barred from entering the UK over allegations that in 2002, when he was chief minister of Gujarat, he failed to stop anti-Muslim riots in which 1,000 people died. The ban was lifted in 2012 as Mr Modi’s ascent to the premiership of a future economic superpower looked inevitable.
A protest against Mr Modi’s visit in Whitehall, London. Modi was elected by a landslide in 2014 but he and his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have faced accusations from opponents that they are failing to protect minorities.
Up to 500 people held a demonstration on Thursday outside Downing Street against the visit before the talks with David Cameron, many of them Sikhs.
However, Mr Modi is enormously popular with many Indians in UK. Here, a crowd of pro-Modi demonstrators shouts slogans opposite Downing St. Mr Modi will speak at a mass rally at Wembley Stadium at 5pm on Friday, where he is expected to receive a rave reception from 60,000 adoring supporters.
Narendra Modi inspects a Guard of Honour by F Company Scots Guards with Regimental Colours at the Treasury
David Cameron, Baroness D’Souza (Speaker of House of Lords) and John Bercow, (the Speaker of the Commons), accompany Narendra Modi on a tour of The Commons Chamber inside the Houses of Parliament
Mr Modi makes a speech to MPs and peers in Parliament
Narendra Modi (second right) meets Prime Minister David Cameron and members of his cabinet at 10 Downing Street on Thursday. Billions of pounds worth of commercial deals are due to be signed during Mr Modi’s visit.
David Cameron and Narendra Modi take part in the CEO Forum in 10 Downing Street on Friday
David Cameron and Prime Minister Modi take a short walk around the Chequers estate, the Prime Minister’s 1000 acre country retreat