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Authors to discuss new book, Punjab to Bradford
9:00am Wednesday 25th September 2013 in News
The lives of 43 immigrants from the Punjab in the 1950s, who made Bradford their home, is the subject of a book promotion gathering this Saturday.
Some of the immigrants will be at the Hindu Cultural Centre, 341 Leeds Road, Bradford 3, where Dr Ramindar Singh and Kashmir Singh Rajput will discuss their book, Punjab to Bradford.
Dr Singh is a former Bradford College lecturer, JP and deputy chairman of the Commission for Racial Equality. He is an author of The Struggle for Racial Justice: from Community Relations to Community Cohesion: the Story of Bradford 1950-2002.
Mr Rajput is a senior education officer with Bradford Council.
Their book recounts how Punjabis with only a few pounds to their name came here in the 1950s to work on the buses, in mills and foundries, coping with their frustrations, humiliations and discrimination. Saturday’s event starts at 1.30pm.