Explorer Rajan Nazran plunges into the human experience of being a person of Indian origin in the UK. In this special 2-part podcast, he meets with Vijay Patel OBE, an entrepreneur and philanthropist who discusses his remarkable journey through life and we delve into topical discussions on what we see as “Indianness” and the power of heritage and the need for open discussions.
About Vijay Patel:
Vijay Patel is a leading entrepreneur in the UK and globally. A regular feature in the UK Rich List, he along with his brother are strong supporters of the series.
About the Global Indian Series:
Rajan Nazran is the chief chief explorer for the Global Indian Series, the official platform for people of Indian origin (PIO), because let’s face it, we are everywhere!
For almost 15 years we have travelled across the globe covering 58 countries to date whilst exploring the kaleidoscope of our remarkable global community.
Voyaging to the edges of the Amazon, facing Ebola in West Africa, being held hostage in Eastern Europe, tapping rubber in Malaysia, drinking chai with Heads of State and sharing laughter with local fishermen – I have been there, looking for us!
Our purpose is simple, to build a living encyclopaedia of the community and a safe mooring ground for open discussions, whether you are an NRI, Indian Diaspora, person of Indian origin (PIO) or a fan of South Asian anthropology, what we do is bring people and communities together.
We do this by plunging into the human experience of being a person of Indian origin (PIO), taking a second look at the countries we now call home and tackling the conversations we need to know more about.
Through our range of award-winning original content (print, podcasts, events and TV) and fascinating discussions, our impactful stories and platforms have spearheaded national and international conversations that have brought people together.
Our work is featured in global brands including The Indian Express, OWM, Manager, ABC and many more.
How to get involved:
Interested in getting involved in building the world’s largest living encyclopedia on the community? Whether you want to become a patron, buy us a chai in a new location or have your story shown, simply get in touch via our website, we would love to hear from you. www.GlobaIindianSeries.com
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Special thank you to TAIZU for the music
Episode: 13 Part 2
Presenter – Rajan Nazran
Producer –Global Indian Series/NazranRoth
Guest – Vijay Patel
Art Design – Vanisha Patel
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