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Kashmir delegation organiser funded by company with zero income

While little is known about Sharma's business interests, she herself was quite an obscure figure until the European MPs Kashmir visit fructified

Madi Sharma
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Madi Sharma | Illustration: Ajay Mohanty

Sai Manish New Delhi
A Europe based non-governmental organisation (NGO), Women’s Economic and Social Think Tank (WESTT), headed by Madhu Sharma (who goes by the first name Madi), is reported to have organised the meeting of a 27-member delegation of European Union (EU) legislators with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and facilitated their Kashmir visit. Regulatory records show that WESTT itself is funded by a company which has had no operations or income since its incorporation in 2014.

WESTT was registered in the EU in 2013 and records showed that it had received donations anywhere in the range 10,000 pounds to 24,000 pounds every year

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First Published: Oct 30 2019 | 9:47 PM IST

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