Indian High Commissioner Sujatha Singh`s stinging remark that Victoria was a state in denial about the severity of the problem of race attacks has prompted Australian state`s premier John Brumby to say he wanted to meet her again.
Victorian PM John Brumby Tuesday said his recent India trip was fruitful and he "certainly got the message out that the state govt was taking concrete action" to prevent any violence against the Indian community in Australia.
Australia today admitted that its
image had been affected by a spate of attacks on Indians, some
of which "had racial overtones" and promised to take effective
corrective steps, including increase in jail term for racial
In the wake of a racial attack against three Indians here, Victorian Premier John Brumby Wednesday said any violence was "unacceptable" and admitted that the recent incidents have damaged Australia`s image in India.