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Praful Patel on plans to segregate Bengali residents

Title
Praful Patel on plans to segregate Bengali residents
Genre
Interview
TX Date
5 Jun 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:02:02
Description
Praful Patel (of Committee on UK Citizenship) criticises the Greater London Council’ s plan to house Bengali immigrants in a separate area to protect them from racial attack, saying it would create a London ghetto. Patel claims that the plan would be a form of apartheid and calls for more power for local police. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Praful Patel
Keywords
London; Interethnic relations; Police; Apartheid; Ethnic conflicts; GLC; Racism; Racial segregation; Ethnic groups; Multiethnic societies; Asian peoples; Ethnic discrimination

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