ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Patels of Central Gujarat in Greater London

Two contradictory forces - a spirit of enterprise and a traditionbound status-consciousness - led the patels of central Gujarat first to Africa and then to the UK. Today they are successful shopkeepers, businessmen and professionals in the UK. But they also worry about keeping their language, culture and links to India alive.

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