The East Indian Community

Original Inhabitants of Bombay, Salsette & Thana.

Active involvement of the higher clergy in mitigating the problems of the East Indians

Posted by Arun Dube on October 15, 2013 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (4)

I have been reading about the plight of the East Indians and the way they have not been given a fair deal by the Maharashtra government over the years. Their lands have been acquired without adequate compensation being given e.g. Santa Cruz airport land, and they do not get any recognition by the government authorities. After following the reports on the various actions being taken by the members of the community, with negligible results, it is apparent to me that this sorry state of affairs ...

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Open Source Computer Programs

Posted by Desmond Patel on November 2, 2012 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (5)

Just wonder how many people (East Indians) know about open source software. These are programs which are not only free but whose source code is also open.

Instead of using pirated copies of proprietory software (e.g. MS Office, MS SQL Server / Oracle, MS Project, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Reader, WinZip, etc.), you can use open source programs (e.g. or, MySQL, GanttProject, GIMP, Foxit Reader, 7-Zip, Audacity, Stellarium, etc.). These programs are...

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Festival of traditional Gaothan flavours to be held in the month of April 2012

Posted by VALENTINE PEREIRA on February 19, 2012 at 10:55 PM Comments comments (3)

Festival of traditional Gaothan flavours to be held in the month of April 2012


The festival programme is being organized by the MobaiGaothan Panchayat (MGP). It will include a gaothan exhibition with community artifacts on display, a massive food festival with traditional East Indian platter and a cookery programme to be hosted by Michael Swamy, the author of “The East Indian Kitchen” 

The exhibition will include some t...

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Posted by VALENTINE PEREIRA on February 12, 2012 at 10:50 PM Comments comments (3)


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East Indian movies

Posted by Floyd Almeida on November 6, 2011 at 2:45 AM Comments comments (15)


Could anyone please share the names of the Director/Producer of the two East Indian movies


Floyd: 9892476208

I, me, myself v/s the future

Posted by Neil Misquitta on February 12, 2011 at 2:31 PM Comments comments (1)

Look at us. Look at our achievements. When we look back fifty years from now, as a community, what can we measure ourselves by?

The amount of wealth we have amassed for ourselves, the number of family members in Canada/Australia/USA/Dubai, the amount of gold in our lockers, the square feet of property we own, the Bose system and Sony TV that sits on or shelves?


The hospitals that we have built for the community, the clubs/centres set up to help our youth, the number of us...

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Higher Education

Posted by Desmond Patel on March 19, 2010 at 9:09 PM Comments comments (21)

Do East Indians have the information about quality (nationally & internationally recognized) educational institutions where they can study? Some of them do brilliantly in SSC (score distinction) and then faze out. This blog is to put together the names, addresses, and entrance criteria of good educational institutions where East Indians can study and excel after successfully passing SSC/HSC. It will act as a foundation to living a better life.


Posted by Admin Member on March 14, 2010 at 6:14 AM Comments comments (62)

Most East Indians are wanting to have a resource to get Ei brides and EI Grooms. However, while most want to search and find, they do not want to be willing to put their name to say "I am looking for a groom" or  "I am looking for a bride". Once we overcome this we will be able to find GREAT PARTNERS within our community itself.

In this site itself a person can write that he/sheis looking for a partner and those interested can check their profile. it is that simp...

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Why is our community backward as compared to Goans and Mangloreans?

Posted by Sunil Barretto on February 5, 2010 at 6:25 AM Comments comments (53)

As an east indian , i have to painfully accept the fact that we east-indians as a community are lagging behind Goans and Mangloreans  in terms of education, financial status, and general upward mobilty ?


We start in the same schools , get the same oppurtunities but somewhere along the way we fall behind. This blog is not for self-humiliation but to do some soul searching and perhaps find some answers so that our children do not commit the same ...

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