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Girmityas’ Legacy of Slavery: Indian Diaspora in Fiji Marks 100 years of Indian Indentured Servitude system

November 9, 2016: History says, the last ship that sailed from India was the ‘Sutlej V’- on 1916. It arrived in Fiji on 11th November....

Gaiutra Bahadur captures the Plight of Indentured Women Workers of British Era through her book

Gaiutra Bahadur is the author of the book Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture which was published in 2013 It is the unraveling...

Girmitiyas : From Indentured Labor to Political and Economic Eminence

By Pashchiema Bhatia Years ago, thousands of Indians were brought to Fiji as indentured laborers (Girimitiyas) by signing contracts and with the promise of allowing...

May 14 is marked as Indian Arrival Day or Girmit Day in Fiji

By Pashchiema Bhatia May 14 is marked as Indian Arrival Day in Fiji as well as Girmit Day. On 14 May 1879, the ship called...

Indian Arrival Day : Remembering the hardships of Indians who were brought as Indentured labourers

By Pashchiema Bhatia Indian Arrival Day is celebrated for remembering the days on which the Indians first wave arrived on the land of other countries....

Literary reminisce of the system of indentures in London

London, April 20,2016: A three-day seminar will be organized at Senate House Library starting from 3rd of May, from 2 to 2:30 pm.  The event...

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