Pam Marie Smith
Pam Marie Smith

we need more people like her in the world.

Stephen Scott-Fawcett
Stephen Scott-Fawcett
  • Pam Marie Smith

Sorry Pam - no. She has done great damage to the Ghurka cause

Pam Marie Smith
Pam Marie Smith
  • Pam Marie Smith

oh really...my mistake then....a friend sent this to me...she is from the UK also..works in Nepal

Ishwari Kandel
Ishwari Kandel

I think that the gorkha soldiers also should have the same facilities, Because they're under the British Govt's rule & regulations when they were in soldier services.

Kp Rai
Kp Rai
  • Ishwari Kandel

She deserved it & I salute her

Devendra Dahal
Devendra Dahal

She is a true friend of Gurkha's.

Wendy M Harbon
Wendy M Harbon

Also many of you and the British news media, maybe be interested in we and many Gurkha’s do not think Joanna Lumley is in entitle to a Knighthood, when Gurkha's and their families are still fighting for their rights, including immigration rights for their children too.
Especially when Joanna Lumley, is not publicly supporting Gurkha’s and their lawyers now, or Joanna is not fighting for Gurkha rights either, over their rights to equal pay, pension, benefits and compensation too.
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Also many of you and the British news media, maybe be interested in we and many Gurkha’s do not think Joanna Lumley is in entitle to a Knighthood, when Gurkha's and their families are still fighting for their rights, including immigration rights for their children too.
Especially when Joanna Lumley, is not publicly supporting Gurkha’s and their lawyers now, or Joanna is not fighting for Gurkha rights either, over their rights to equal pay, pension, benefits and compensation too.
You may also want to look into the following, that present servicing Gurkha’s, or those recently made redundant, medically discharged because of injuries from Afghanistan, or subjected to forced redundancies from the Gurkha’s.
They are waiting months after leaving the army, for British ILR/Citizenship paperwork for themselves and families, some of them having waiting more than 20 months after leaving the British Army.
Also many Gurkha’s coming upto retirement, or medical discharge plus facing latest round of Army redundancies, are worried about their British ILR/Citizenship being processed properly and on time before they leave military service too.
Especially senior Gurkha NCO’s and Gurkha Officer’s, who have served more than 22 years, because many have their oldest children over the age of 18. Which means the UKBA would automatically refuse Gurkha children over the age, their British ILR/Citizenship.
But is Joanna Lumley saying thing publicly about this no she is not, w=that why we will not support Joanna Lumley being given a Knighthood.

Abhishek Khadka
Abhishek Khadka

Respect the person who serves the country no matter where he is from.

Rabi Rai
Rabi Rai

It takes a huge courage to even bother about fighting for the rights of these heroes. British Gov has been seliing their name for a large sum of MOD income, she stood up to tell everyone that they needed to be recognised aswel..

Yoman Rai Bantawa
Yoman Rai Bantawa

Joanna Lumley should have gotten it a long time ago, no delays for the knighthood please..

Eva Holmberg Tedert
Eva Holmberg Tedert

I really think the gurkha soldiers should have the same rights to pensions and other benefits other persons serving the democracy and freedom like in the Gurkha case under the British flag. And people working to help them get their rights are well worth being awarded for their job. But I do believe that the best award would be that the Gurkas get their right not being awarded with a knighthood/damehood. Or am I just a brainwashed Swede not understanding the glory of of being a dame?

Wendy M Harbon
Wendy M Harbon

Once again Sorry we cannot support this, Joanna does not deserve a Knighthood, on the grounds of her so called work on Gurkha's behalf, as she has and is refusing to support Gurkha's ongoing fight for all their welfare rights and legal entitlements, including immigration cases for Gurkha children over 18 too.

Colin Peters
Colin Peters

I met Joanna at the time outside of the Royal Courts of Injustice. What a lovely and beautiful lady in every sense of those words. She deserves rewarding for being such a humane and caring person.

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