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Moving to Britain: Priya and Hargun (uploaded by Priya)

Duration: 04:43

Dr Hargun moved to Britain in the early 1950s from Sindh Province, now in Pakistan, to pursue a career in medicine. His granddaughter Priya is curious about how he found the country and how people treated him. Despite encountering a Welsh priest who wondered if he wore feathered skirts in India, Hargun found British honesty to be as impressive as its ignorance was astounding.

Available since: Wed 16 May 2012

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