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    Here’s everything you need to know about African-Indians: The Siddis

    Descendants of merchants, sailors and slaves from South East Africa, Siddis are an ethnic group settled in India, Pakistan and Srilanka.  They are believed to be descendants of the Bantu people of East Africa. Around the 13th century, they were first brought to India as slaves by the Arabs, and then the Portuguese and finally by the British. Many worked as labourers,…

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