SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Indian Ambassador to the United States Harsh Shringla visited San Francisco to view plans for the Gadar Memorial restoration project.

The Gadar Party movement sprang from these historic walls, where Indian Americans advocated for India’s freedom from the British.

The Indian government will pay $9 million for the refurbishment of the structure that will feature an auditorium, museum, library, and meeting room for the community. It will be finished by 2021.

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo will be in India June 25-27 to hold talks with Indian leadership about trade and how to strengthen the US-India strategic partnership.

A new United Nations report says India will overtake China as the world’s most populous country, estimating the take over will take place by 2027. Currently, China has 1.4 billion people; India 1.3 billion. The UN says India will have 1.5 billion people living there by 2050.

And we’ll introduce you to 17-year old Ananya Chadha, winning of the CryptoChicks Hacking Award in Toronto last year, who is now challenging what is possible with blockchain by creating an encrypted interface where people can share genetic data.

Ravi Kapur & Alejandro Quintana contributed to this report.