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New analysis of census figures shows that the number of people in England and Wales living with or married to someone from another group jumped 35 per cent to 2.3 million in the 10-years up to the last census.During that period the number of people described on census forms as “mixed” or “multiple” ethnicity almost doubled from just 660,000 in 2001 to 1.2 million in 2011, making it by far the fastest growing category.More than 80 per cent of Britain's 8,500 "Indian" restaurants are in fact owned by Bengalis, according to the Curry Club of Great Britain, and almost 95 per cent of them have roots in the dusty city of Sylhet in northern Bangladesh, a former town of merchant traders and tea estates.From shopping malls named London Mansions or shops such as London Shoes to the thinly disguised names of well-known brands such as Kentucky Fried Chicken, the Londonis, as the returnees are known locally, are making their presence felt.
More than 40 years after the first Bangladeshis opened restaurants in London's Brick Lane to feed their own, the "curry kings" of Britain are returning home to invest their hard-earned wealth in their old country.While he has no intention of returning to live in Bangladesh: "I'm rule Britannia, me", his father, a textile worker who moved to Britain in the 1960s, has come to Sylhet retire."A lot of the elders are coming back, to relax and invest.Bengalis are the third-largest ethnic group in the world after Han Chinese and Arabs.Apart from Bangladesh and West Bengal, Bengali-majority populations also reside in India's Tripura state, the Barak Valley in Assam state, and the union territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
The datasets for this collection are based on the British Library’s collection of bound volume Quarterly Lists: printed catalogue records of Indian books published quarterly and by province of British India between 18.