Gulshan Parekh

Originally from Mbale, Uganda, Gulshan Parekh arrived in Canada in 1973 after the Asian expulsion from Uganda in the fall of 1972.

This oral history covers Mrs. Parekh’s early memories from life in Uganda, and her experiences during the time of the expulsion. Mrs. Parekh describes her travel from Uganda to London, England, where she initially settled before continuing on to Vancouver, British Columbia in 1973.

This oral history was conducted in the Vancouver, B.C. area with researcher Yasmin Jamal.