Britain: The pain of British Indians in the 70s was shown in a documentary, which led to massive protests.

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  • The documentary is broadcast in three parts
  • Anger has come to the fore regarding the atrocities being committed on the ancestors of Indian origin.
  • The British documentary Defense Fighting the Far Right aired under the title.

A new British documentary has revealed the racist attacks suffered by British Indians in the 1970s and 1980s. Due to which the bitter truth of that time has come in front of the people. People are taking a lot of interest in this film. The documentary also mentions carrying hockey sticks to protect oneself and keeping petrol bombs in cars.

The documentary, which was broadcast in three parts on Channel 4, featured many Indians expressing outrage at the treatment of their ancestors. The documentary series was broadcast under the title ‘Defense: Fighting the Far Right’. It depicts the struggle of the South Asian community against a series of brutal racial attacks and murders between 1976 and 1981. The documentary uses archive footage and first-hand testimony to show how British-Indians fought against racist attacks from groups such as the National Front. It is directed by British-Punjabi Rajesh Thind.

investigation of historical events

The film explores important events in the history of South Asia. These included a number of incidents related to the Southall protests, the Battle of Brick Lane and the Bradford 12 conflict.

Conflict with racist, fascist groups

The documentary’s director, Rajesh Thind, grew up in west London during an era of racist attacks and murders. Born in Ludhiana, he said, my father always kept a hockey stick in the boot of his car and fought against racist and fascist groups. Rajesh said, I had seen such incidents in my childhood in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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