Friday, November 27, 2009
Meet the delegates from Pravasi
They may have gone to distant lands generations back, but in some corner of their heart, still lives an Indian.
Meet the delegates from Pravasi Bharatiya Divas shopping for incense sticks, Kolhapuri chappals, gorging on `pani puris and samosas' at the All-India Crafts Mela at Shilparamam and you know them to be very familiar.
Even the pink salwar suit and the lavish application of mehndi does not reveal the Indian connection of Maya Cesari, who works as a youth affairs official in Reunion Island.
My grandfather was an Indian, we are the third generation of Indians who had settled