Grace’s Benemerenti

Born in 1923, Grace Sequeira led an ordinary life in a small village in Bassein*. She grew up to marry Patrick Pereira – who worked with General Motors in Bombay** and also lived in the same village – on 28 February 1944. To supplement their income and support their growing family, she roamed all over […]

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EI Love Stories: Rose & Edwin

The world has not seen a love like Rose and Edwin’s. Their story began in pre-Independence India, in a little East Indian village in Vile Parle called Pond*, when Rose Misquitta would set out for school in Girgaon, Charni Road from her home and Edwin Baptista, her next door neighbour, would catch up with her […]

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