Sunday, December 02, 2012

Roma Roots

A study led by Dr Kumarasamy Thangaraj of Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology has found evidence that the genetic roots of the European Roma lie in north-western India.
The Romani are believed to have migrated from north-western India approximately 1,000 years ago.  In 2010 French authorities demolished 51 Roma camps. 
DNA: Rajasthan turns out to be the baap of Euro gypsies 
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Read this fascinating piece at Indian Raga: Pundela : Cry of the Roma.

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