Indian IT manager Anand Narayanswamy first came to Germany in the early 1990s, drawn by the country's cutting-edge technology. He says Germany has made strides in making immigrants like himself feel at home. Continue
Indians in Germany
Compared with other population groups living in Germany not many Indians, yet the German-Indian relations are intensely. Germany is one of the most important trading partner of India in the European and Chancellor Angela Merkel has been trying for a long time for an expansion of bilateral cooperation. In Germany, many Indians are working in demanding jobs. Some descendants of immigrants have even become stars.
A VOYAGE THROUGH INDIA
For Anand Narayanaswamy it’s the last journey to his old country India as an Indian citizen. He and his family recently acquired German passports. Once again, Anand will visit places of his childhood and youth. Born in Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, he grew up in India’s south-east, in Chennai, once called Madras, It’s a journey into a land of rapid change, marked by decades of development that changed him as well. As Anand puts it, “It’s very difficult to sum up India in just a few words. You have to experience it.“