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678, GN/003
Guru Nanak Sikh Museum Collection

Speaker: Anon., - , Interviewee, Female, Community Worker;
Speaker: Brown, C., Interviewer, Female

Summary of interview item: Details of a visit to India in 2001, in particular to the village she grew up in, in the Punjab. Describes her visit, the changes she encountered and her reaction to the changes she experienced. A description of the village as it was and how it is now is given, especially how the village conurbation has encroached on the countryside and the population increased. Describes staying with relatives in a nearby city, her interaction with family members and attending a family wedding. Comments on the way she felt about the changes she encountered, how people treated and reacted to her and how she felt the difference in culture between herself and the local people. Describes visiting the Golden Temple and other temples. Talks about road travel, building work and education in India, including examinations and the school day. Describes the difference in temperature between the Punjab and England.
Place of birth: Punjab, India
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Father's Occupation:
Mother's Occupation:
Location: County:
Location: Town/Place: Punjab
Periods Covered: 2000s
Language: English

Recording Date: 15/1/2001
Playing time: 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Restricted Item Copyright: EMOHA
Summary: Yes
Transcription: No
Copies: yes
Cross Reference:

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