IH project =) - Kartik singh

IH project =) - Kartik singh

Published on 7 March 2021
Transcript
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Hi Welcome to my IH Girmit project=]
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What is the Girmitiyas event ?
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60,965 Indian labourers were recruited to work on Fiji sugarcane plantations. As the workers were generally illiterate
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=)
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How the Girmit started
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started in May 14, 1879 It was started by Sir Arthur Gordon, the first substantive governor of the colony (1875-80), to meet the shortage of labor,
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caused by the prohibition of commercial employment of the Fijians and by the increasing uncertainty and cost of the Polynesian labor trade.
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What happened?
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The Indians were shipped to Fiji by the Fiji's British colony, the Indians were in Fiji because so that they can put the Indian in to labor
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Indians were for the framing of the sugar cane plantations, The British wanted to sell the sugar for the sugar plantations.
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What caused the Girmit event to take place
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The British colony that was in Fiji was running out of slaves, the British colony got the Indians from the Indian, Indian was under British them, they just sent about 60,000 Indians to Fiji by the boats.
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Indenture system was officially abolished by Britain.
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The last shipload of laborer's arrive in November aboard the Sutlej V. This is the 87th ship that brought laborer's to Fiji. Some 60, 553 laborer's came to Fiji between 1879 and 1916.
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First attempt to recruit Indian laborer's
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Before Fiji was ceded to Great Britain, some planters had tried to obtain Indian labor and had approached the British Consul in Levuka, Fiji but were met with a negative response. In 1870 a direct request by a planter to the Government of India was also turned down and in 1872, an official request by the Cakobau Government was informed that British rule in Fiji was a precondition for Indian emigration to Fiji
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Indenture system was official stop by Britain
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The last shipload of laborer's arrive in November aboard the Sutlej V. This is the 87th ship that brought laborer's to Fiji. Some 60, 553 laborer's came to Fiji between 1879 and 1916.
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Facts
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3,200 INDIANS WERE TRANSPORTED TO BRITISH & GRENADA 238,909 INDIANS WERE TRANSPORTED TO BRITISH & GUIANA 36,412 INDIANS WERE TRANSPORTED TO BRITISH & JAMAICA 400,000 INDIANS WERE TRANSPORTED TO BRITISH & MALAYA 152,184 INDIANS WERE TRANSPORTED TO NATAL
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453,063 INDIANS WERE TRANSPORTED TO BRITISH & MAURITIUS 4,350 INDIANS WERE TRANSPORTED TO BRITISH & ST LUCIA 3,000 INDIANS WERE TRANSPORTED TO BRITISH & SINGAPORE 143,939 INDIANS WERE TRANSPORTED TO TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 34,304 INDIANS WERE TRANSPORTED TO DUTCH SURINAME 32,000 INDIANS WERE TRANSPORTED TO EAST AFRICA
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You do the math =)
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26,507 INDIANS WERE TRANSPORTED TO Réunion 337 INDIANS WERE TRANSPORTED TO ST KITTS 2,472 INDIANS WERE TRANSPORTED TO ST VINCENT 6,315 INDIANS WERE TRANSPORTED TO Seychelles
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Thank you