New Delhi, India, MD Publications/Prints Publications: 2011
Seller ID: 117576
People of Indian Origin (PIOs) migrated from India during the colonial era. They were taken largely as replacement for slave workers under the indentured system of contract labour. Though they were semi-skilled workers suitable for agricultural work only, they were treated very badly by the local colonial authorities and confined to the lowest socio-economic strata in their new home countries and territories. Simultaneously, some 'free passengers' fron India, who went as traders, merchants, small businessmen and construction workers, also migrated. They took Indian entrepreneurship and traditi... View More...
New Delhi, India, MD Publications/Prints Publications: 2010
Seller ID: 117577
Eight percent of global Indian Diaspora is located in Africa. It is spread across all regions of Africa - Anglophone, Francophone, Lusophone, Arab Africa and Oceania. People of Indian Origin (PIO) went from different parts of India - Gujarat, Southern India, Bihar, UP and Punjab. They migrated in different capacities - as free passengers, traders, indentured workers, construction workers, professionals and businessmen. But bulk of them were indentured and construction workers who went during colonial period. They played an important role and made significant contributions in all walks of life ... View More...