COMMEMORATING THE MAKING OF OUR HISTORY : The Long Tradition of Honouring the Indentured Labourers or Girmityas in Mauritius

2nd November 2020 marks the 186th anniversary of the landing of the indentured labourers in Mauritius. This was a watershed event which ushered a new period in our country’s history which forever altered its demography, society, economy and politics.