The Bengal Diaspora
Migration from and within the Indian state of Bengal is one of the largest movements of people in modern times. Bengalis have travelled and settled throughout the world. Bangla Stories presents the life histories of some of these migrants in South Asia and the UK. People moved and made new homes for a number of different reasons and at different times. Some of the reasons are simple, some are more complex. This section gives you background information that will help you understand these rich and fascinating stories.