12 Facts About British Indian


The British Indian community is the sixth largest in the Indian diaspora, behind the Indian communities in the United States, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and Nepal.

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British Indian's petitioned the Directors from Chelsea Hospital 'in a state of destitution' to pay for her return to India.

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British Indian wrote of his experiences and travels in his Persian book, Shigurf-nama-i-Wilayat .

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British Indian was one of only five sub categories in the UK census which represents a nation .

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British Indian people born in South and Eastern Africa were more clustered than those born in the UK or Southern Asia, with 11.

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One of the largest Christian British Indian community is that of Catholic Goans, mainly from East Africa, but directly from Goa, and from Aden, Pakistan and the countries of the Persian Gulf.

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The first exclusively British Indian restaurant was the Hindoostanee Coffee House which opened in 1810.

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Seven British Indian restaurants have a Michelin Star - six of which are located in London including Veeraswamey, with the only Michelin rated restaurant outside of London based in Birmingham - Opheem.

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, a British Indian film set in India, was nominated for two Golden Globes and one BAFTA, grossing US$31 million at the end of the UK run.

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Regional British Indian stations include Asian Sound of Manchester, Hindu Sanskar and Sabras Radios of Leicester, Kismat Radio of London, Radio XL of Birmingham and Sunrise Radio Yorkshire based in Bradford .

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The Conservative Party's modernisation and efforts to attract British Indian voters have contributed to changing political affiliations.

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The British Indian Workers' Association is a political organisation in Great Britain consisting of British Indian immigrants to Britain and their descendants.

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