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British Asian

A person who, for the purposes of equal opportunity monitoring in the UK, has an ethnic origin from a former British colony (e.g., Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, British Hong Kong) regardless of where he/she was raised or educated.
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Pakistan Day commemorates the passing of the Lahore Resolution on March 23, 1940, when the All-India Muslim League demanded a separate nation for the Muslims of the British Indian Empire.
Pakistan Day commemorates the passing of Lahore Resolution, under which a separate nation for the Muslims of the British Indian empire demanded by Muslim League was passed on March 23, 1940.
Ghee Bowman, also a researcher from England is searching for descendants of a forgotten unit of the World War Two British Indian Army.
He originally served as an officer in the British Indian Army
Upon return to British Indian Empire, Asghar Khan resumed his active duty with the Royal Indian Air Force and opted for Pakistan following the independence in 1947, and settled in West-Pakistan.
The Jallianwala Bagh massacre took place on 13 April, 1919 when troops of the British Indian Army under the command of Colonel Reginald Dyer fired machine guns into a crowd of unarmed protesters, along with Baishakhi pilgrims, who had gathered in Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar, Punjab.
The book should be praised as a seminal analysis of Thatcher's administration with a focus on postcolonial, cinematic and gender analysis, showing how power structures permeated British, Indian and British Indian societies.
He added: "Despite this, I've seen brave steps from the British Indian community to confront the stigma.
A band of just 21 Sikh soldiers of the British Indian Army fought to the last man against 10,000 enemy tribesman.
The British Indian community offer a remarkable contribution to all strands of society, especially in education, business and politics.
The upcoming film revolves around some of the officers in the British Indian Army taken as prisoners of war in Malaya, Singapore and Burma by the Japanese during the Second World War.

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