Send Gifts across India from Russia

Nov 14 15:34 2010 Redge Dawson Print This Article

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The Indians in Russia arrived there mostly from the ancient regions of Sindh and Multan in the early part of the seventeenth century. The port of Astrakhan on the delta region of the River Volga adjacent to the Caspian Sea saw first trading activity from India in Russia. The trading practice of Indian in Russia was so much of emphasis that there was separate post of trading for Indians in Russia on the port of Astrakhan. There were regular trading practice on mostly textiles,Guest Posting jewellery and medicines. Many Indians in Russia then started the practice of marrying the famously beautiful Soviet Tartar women. The Hindu traders who remained there and settled permanently in Russia gradually spread over the vast land of the country from the port of Astrakhan. The eighteenth century chronicles from Russia showed evidences that Indian Hindu traders even started staying in Moscow. By as early the eighteenth century the Hindu diamond traders made their presence felt in different parts of Russia such as Moscow, Kazan and St. Petersburg. The Indians in Russia stayed in the foreign land for business and their descendents made up a cultural niche by the celebrations and practice of Indian, mainly Hindu social and religious activities. The Soviet era witnessed the gradual emergence of a new class of Indians in Russia who were communists in their ideology. They were mostly Indian students and cultural workers. Their emergence initiated during the 1920s and 1930s. By the 1950s however, there was a rush of students from India in many Russian universities, mainly in the Medical and Engineering streams of studies in the cities of Sverdlovsk, Leningrad, St. Petersburg, Kursk and of course Moscow. A handful of these students stayed back in the foreign land. It is not hard to find an Indian Taxi driver in Moscow, Leningrad or St. Petersburg. Similarly, there are a lot of rich Indian businessmen having their retail store chains called Indian shops. Indians and Bangladeshi students both are identified as Indians and they often stay back there marrying Russian women. Some become professors in the universities and some of the Medical students get into practicing as doctors in the state hospitals.

Since the majority of the Indian population in Russia are Hindus, the Hindu festivals, such Raksha bandhan, Dusshera and Diwali are celebrated here in the cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg with grandeur involving the students as well the businessmen. The diamond trading community from mostly South India celebrates a Durga Puja in Moscow amidst a lot fan followings. The practices of celebrating festivals initiated the practice of sending gifts to India from Russia. Sending gifts to India from Russia is easy as there are cultural similarities in terms of conservatism and even Russian gift items proved to be popular among Indians. The students and business community while sending gifts to India from Russia mostly choose Russian dolls, porcelain works and chocolates all of which are famous items. And the sending of gifts to India is easier at, Select products and just make an order of delivery to the doorsteps of their dear ones in India.

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