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Punjab Youths' Exodus From Home

Discussion in 'Hard Talk' started by kds1980, Feb 22, 2010.

  1. kds1980

    kds1980 India
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    Apr 4, 2005
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    CNN IBN has made a documentry about the craze of going abroad in Punjab

    30 Minutes: Punjab youths' exodus from home

    For young men in Punjab, nothing is as appealing than an opportunity go to a developed country. For many, going abroad means an opportunity to earn more money and live a better life. Every year close to 50,000 people leave Punjab to go to a foreign country. Till recently, Australia was the preferred destination. Reason: Almost anyone could get a visa. And after your studies, permanent residency and then citizenship was almost certain. And although the recent attacks in countries like Australia has brought down the total number of migrants to 4,000, the desire to go abroad remains a big goal.
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