INDIA’S Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, will deliver a historic ­address to a joint sitting of federal parliament when he visits Australia for the G20 summit in Brisbane next month.

Federal Education Minister Christopher Pyne MP visited the Australia India Institute (AII) last week for an informal discussion with Indian and local students as well as key figures at the institute.

The recent flurry of official visits by the leaders of India, China, Japan and Australia suggest a collective regional juggernaut designed to transform India and draw lines between friend and foe.

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