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Guyanese Hindus continue to observe holidays such as Phagwah also known outside the country as Holi (burning of Holika) and Diwali (festival of lights) among others while Muslims celebrate the holidays Eid ul-Fitr and Eid al-Adha.Through British influence, celebrating holidays such as Christmas and Easter, is common regardless of religious beliefs.At the end of the contract, laborers either returned to India or stayed in British Guiana.Those who stayed received land and money to create their own businesses.Upon arrival, the newly transplanted indentured servants were forced to adapt to extreme tropical conditions, along with their new working contract working conditions.
Names of places would be altered to fit a higher meaning.Up to the early 1860s recruits in North India were drawn from in and around Calcutta and from the Chota Nagpur plateau, a sub-division of the Bengal Presidency about two to three hundred miles from Calcutta .Recruiting operations were pushed further north-westwards and the North-Western Provinces and Oudh (Modern Uttar Pradesh) and Bihar became the main suppliers of colonial labor.Between 18 over 500 ship voyages with 238,909 indentured Indian immigrants came to Guyana; while just 75,898 of them or their children returned.The vast majority came from the Hindustani (or Hindi) speaking areas of North India.
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Unlike the African slaves, the East Indian indentured workers were permitted to retain some of their cultural traditions.