Caribbean

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO Â

  • This important country of islands forms part of the Caribbean Islands aka West Indies.
  • Its total population is 12 lakh and 3 lakh of them are Hindus.
  • Their forefathers from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, etc., were taken there over 150 years ago as indentured labour.

VHP organised a World Hindu Conference in 2000 CE. Under the auspices of VHP, the Hindus of Trinidad have built and consecrated Trinidadeshwar Mahadev Mandir. They consecrated a river with the holy Ganga Jal and holy waters from all the sacred rivers of Bharat and renamed it Ganga Dhara.

Guyana

It is also one of the important Caribbean countries. 10 lakh people populate it and 3.5 lakh are Hindus. Its president Shri Bharat Jagdeo is a Hindu of Indian origin. Their forefathers from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, etc., were taken there over 150 years ago as indentured labour.

Suriname

It is an important Caribbean country. 5 lakh people populate it and 1.25 lakh are Hindus of Indian Origin. Their forefathers from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, etc., were taken there over 150 years ago as indentured labour.