Girmitiyas

Girmitiyas Not ‘Vulagi’: Rosi Akbar Speaks Out
Analysis

Girmitiyas Not ‘Vulagi’: Rosi Akbar Speaks Out

I am a Fijian with a rich ancestry. As a Fijian I want to again welcome all our foreign from far and wide to my beau...

EDITORIAL: Girmityas Celebrate Big Day, Equal Citizenry
Sunvoice

EDITORIAL: Girmityas Celebrate Big Day, Equal Citizenry

On May 14, 1879, the first Girmitiyas arrived in Fiji on a ship named Leonidas. In commemorating the arrival of the ...

Girmit Descendents Have Now Found Dignity, Respect, Equality, Says A-G
NEWS

Girmit Descendents Have Now Found Dignity, Respect, Equality, Says A-G

Respect, dignity and equality are what the Girmitiyas and their descendants have been looking for in Fiji since thei...

Girmitiyas Helped Growth In Ba,  Veena Bhatnagar Tells Town
NATION

Girmitiyas Helped Growth In Ba, Veena Bhatnagar Tells Town

Veena Bhatnagar yesterday acknowledged the hard work of Girmitiyas and their descendants for the growth and developm...

EDITORIAL: Girmit History, A Compelling Story That We Should Learn And Cherish
Sunvoice

EDITORIAL: Girmit History, A Compelling Story That We Should Learn And Cherish

The celebrations to mark the arrival of the last batch of Indentured labourers from British India are not only celeb...

EDITORIAL: Let’s Keep Out Politics From Celebrations To Honour Our Girmitiyas
Sunvoice

EDITORIAL: Let’s Keep Out Politics From Celebrations To Honour Our Girmitiyas

  This month we will have nationwide celebrations to honour the sacrifices and triumph of the Girmitiyas. The c...

A-G Hails Hard Work Of Our Girmitiyas
NEWS

A-G Hails Hard Work Of Our Girmitiyas

Our Girmitiyas will always be valued for their hard work to make our lives better, says Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum. And com...

Girmitiyas Accepted As Rewans
NEWS

Girmitiyas Accepted As Rewans

All Girmitiyas in Fiji are now Rewans, says the Marama na Roko Tui Dreketi Ro Teimumu Kepa. The Rewa chief when acce...

New Tribute  To Villagers
NATION

New Tribute To Villagers

Nasilai reef, adjoining the Nasilai village, is inseparably connected with Girmit in Fiji. Sixth ship, Syria, carryi...

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