14 May 1879, a labour transport vessel, Leonidas disembarked at Levuka, Fiji from Calcutta, after nearly 72 days at sea, carrying 463 people, they were the first Indians who arrived in Fiji under the British indenture system. 14 May 2012, after 133 years, we pay tribute to over 60,500* Girmitiyas, our ancestors, who came to Fiji between 1879 and 1916 in the 87 voyages from Calcutta and Madras. A simple question, Why did the Indians end up in...