Culture and the Next Gen

This article was included in the Bassein East Indian Association’s Souvenir published in November 2018 to commemorate and celebrate five years of the association’s existence. Note: We encourage you to use the suggestions mentioned in this article and the checklist contained within the accompanying printable to explore your communities and cultures – they are not […]

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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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The ‘Political’ East Indian

Dear East Indian, what were your thoughts when Maharashtra faced a shutdown on 2 and 3 January 2018? Were you grumbling about not being able to go to the shops? Were you blaming the ‘goondas’ for making life miserable for everyone and their uncle? Were you shaking your head at the terrible state of politics […]

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