12 Feb 2019

Fiji govt's gift of state land to India scrutinised

From , 5:05 am on 12 February 2019

The Fiji Government's gift of 1.6 acres of State land in the capital to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has come under scrutiny.

India's government plans to build its new high commission and residence at the Botanical Gardens in Suva.

Former civil servant Allen Lockington has started a petition to stop the project, and wants the mission relocated.

Christine Rovoi reports.

Suva botanical gardens

Suva botanical gardens Photo: Supplied