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Nov 20, 2018
Simit Bhagat's In Search of Bidesia is a poignant narrative of longing, pain and separation'In Search of Bidesia', a film by Simit Bhagat, is a poignant narrative of longing, pain and separation, that dates back to an era which has been resigned to history books and selective accounts by fourth generation migrants.
Mar 01, 2017
Indians enslaved: Remembering a pernicious history of organised labour through cultural eventsAbout a hundred years ago in March 1917, a pernicious system of organised labour came to an end. The indenture system under which Indian men, women and children were contracted to work as agricultural labour in distant colonies was abolished in 1917 after a long agitation in India. The Indian indenture system was the largest organized migration of its time. From 1835 to 1917, over a million Indians were taken to British, French and Dutch colonies and put to work.