Indian Arrival Day

Indian Arrival Day

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Indian Arrival Day is a holiday celebrated on various days around the world, usually commemorating the arrival of people from the Indian subcontinent to that nation. It originated in Trinidad and Tobago and has since spread to many nations.In Guadeloupe and Martinique, French West Indies, the commemoration of 150 years of Indian presence was celebrated officially by Indians and non-Indians during the whole year of 2003 and 2004 respectively.In Guyana the holiday is celebrated on May 5 commemorating the first arrival of indentured servants from India to the country, on May 5, 1838. On this day, the workers arrived to work in sugar plantations. Their descendants today comprise 44 percent of Guyana's population of over 750,000.show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136720701
  • 9786136720708