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Ramana Akula (second from right), who has lived in Australia for 30 years and has citizenship, is currently among the thousands stranded in India. PR Handout Image/Supplied

It’s not surprising Indian-Australians feel singled out. They have long been subjected to racism

Indians are now the second-largest group of overseas-born migrants in Australia. Yet, despite their increasing numbers and growing political voice, their concerns are still not being heard.
Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city, celebrates the Indian Diwali festival. from www.shutterstock.com

From lascars to skilled migrants: Indian diaspora in New Zealand and Australia

Indian migration to North America and the United Kingdom has been studied extensively, but less is known about Australia and New Zealand, the southern-most outposts of the Indian diaspora.
I had never encountered the word ‘curry muncher’ until I arrived in Australia 10 years ago. Shutterstock

Essays On Air: the politics of curry

The politics of curry. The Conversation30.4 MB (download)
Whether being called 'curry munchers' or pigeonholed as authorities on a dish largely invented by the British, diasporic South Asians are emulsified in a deep pool of curry.

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