Gujarati NRIs want their children to have Indian values
Ahmedabad: Worried about inculcating Indian traditions and values in their third generation, Gujarati NRIs living in the US and UK have taken up initiatives to ensure that they do not forget their roots.
A large number of migrant Gujarati population have settled in these two countries for the past so many years.
"One of the main worry at this time is to inculcate Indian values and culture in our third generation who are growing up between a foreign culture," President of National
Federation of Indian-American Associations (NFIA), C K Patel told reporters.
Patel, an eminent hotelier of US is heading the apex and influential NRI body NIFA which not only holds the entire Indian-American community together in that country but is also involved in lobbying for the country as ambassadors on important issues.
"As our third generation is growing up amidst foreign culture they are bound to get influenced by it. But what we are trying to ensure is they should have Indian traditions and values and they do not forget their roots," Patel who is here to participate in the Golden Jubilee celebrations of Gujarat, said.
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