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Oral History Interview with Ram Gada

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Ram Gada was born in India where he graduated from college. He also completed a graduate degree in North Dakota and then moved to Minnesota. Presently, he operates his own consulting firm. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Childhood years; experiences growing up in India; education; arranging to come to school in the U.S; arriving in and adjusting to climate in North Dakota. Marriage; family values; cultural differences; the Gujarati Samaj; religion; vegetarianism, activities of the Jain group in Minneapolis; India Club; School of India for Languages and Culture (SILC); relations within the Indian community; recent political involvement; work history; imparting values to children, mixing Eastern and Western cultural values; plans for children's futures, the growth of Indian community in the Twin Cities; and maintaining family ties to India.

Date: December 7, 1994
Subject(s): Ram Gada
Type: Oral History
Language: English
Creator: Polly Sonifer
Location: New Brighton, MN

Holding Institution: Minnesota Historical Society
Collection: India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project
Additional Information: Phase 1
Item History: 2016-11-03 (created); 2016-11-03 (modified)

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