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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.
It is to mention here that Hathi Khel incident, refers to the killing of about eighty civilians by men of the Frontier Constabulary and the British Indian Army on August 24, 1931 in the Bannu district of the North-West Frontier Province of British India.
Sonu Shivdasani, a British Indian hotelier, who is the founder and CEO of Soneva Group which owns Soneva Fushi in the Maldives and Soneva Kiri in Thailand, said that work on the resort would begin in 2017.
Known as the Forgotten Army as its work was largely overlooked, it was the largest British Empire and Commonwealth Army ever assembled, numbering over half a million men made up of around 340,000 from the British Indian Army, 100,000 from the British Army and 119,000 from soldiers in Britain's west and east African colonies.
1880: Afghan forces defeat a British Indian force at the Battle of Maiwand in the Second Anglo-Afghan War, brought on by British concern at growing Russian influence in Afghanistan: the defeat would be reversed at the Battle of Kandahar in September that year.