“I wonder most of the other members are …
“I wonder most of the other members are engineers, doctors and skilled migrants”
Can you be specific ? Do you think we all are cave men with no knowledge and connection with other communities. Dude, better get it straight. No community has as many as professionals as in Nasrani community. The reasons are also simple and straight forward. As a community Nasranis has been the prime movers in Kerala. If you would like to count, may be you can browse and count yellow pages in Auckland .You can also try to get the figures from ground. Talk to any Karantaka or Tamil Nadu self financing agents, from where they are getting their students and on whom they are dependent for thier survival.
“Moreover husbands of these factions are uneducated and unwaged or liable for bare minimum pay jobs”
That was comical. Let me also tell you we have all kind of people. When ever I traveled outside India out of the 10 cabs I hired, atleast one had a Punjabi driver and out of the 5 motels I stayed, atleast one had a Gujarathi worker. There are a good number of Nasranis who run business every where. After all it was what they were doing earlier. If you want to tabulate other communities from Kerala, its too early to take count . They are just followers in Nasrani footsteps. There is a long way for them to go to make good presence. Get folks before you count. There is saying dont count your chickens before they hatch.
“wedding became a talk show”
If you would like I can share talk shows from other communities. These days for money every one will dance. There is no community. It has beocome a human aspect. Nasranis has more options and alternatives than other communities mainly because of them being the prime movers. Others don’t have that advantage. It’s a very sad scene if you are seriously interested in comparing with other communities.
“With my experience I conclude that most of the Christians who left kerala will never turn back”
It’s the other way around. The number of Christians outside India is high, in a comparatively scale than other communities. Some stay and some go back. This wave of immigration is not new for them. I was talking to an old Egyptian cab driver few days back and he was sharing some thoughts on Tito, Nehru, Nasser, Sukarno, Nkrumah movements. He was a bit surprised when i asked him about Nasser. He knows Kerala and he told me that in 1960’s most of the teachers in Egypt were from Kerala.
In 1960’s it was teaching, in 1970’ it was Nursing, in 1990 onwards its IT and everything. Every where Nasranis are their in significant number. There is no East or West. Most of the Nasranis just care about themselfs and about their family. Maximum most of them will go, is in getting their faction priest with their Qurbana. They dont care for more.
“in the vein of kid’s education and standard of living”
Standard of living may be a factor. But how ever rich you are, can you afford a maid in any of these places ? About Kids education, I think you are just learning. Are you a student ? FYI, most of the Nasranis do home schooling as that’s better than sending for schooling in these places. Its not beacuse of the cost factor. If you dont want to loose your child at very early age its better to give home schooling. Our Schooling in India is much better than any where in the world for school children. Only when it get in to post graduation these places are some what good.
“whilst most of my Hindu friends desperately want to go back.”
May i know then why are you their ? If they are so desperate why should you be their ? Tell them to pack their bags and go back. India is not the earlier land of snake chamers.There are plenty of oppurtunites be it on any filed. Decent living can be obtained in India itself. Let me also tell you it is the Hindu’s who never come back and most of them accept that also.
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