British Asian

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This article is about South Asians in the United Kingdom.
For other UK ethnic groups from Asia, see East Asians in the United Kingdom, British Afghans, British Iranians, British Arabs, and British Turks.


British Asian is a term used to describe British citizens who descended from mainly South Asia. In British English, the term the 'Asian' usually excludes East Asians (see East Asians in the United Kingdom).

Prior to the formation of the United Kingdom, immigration of South Asian people to England began with the arrival of the East India Company to the Indian subcontinent. This continued during the British Raj and increased in volume after the independence of India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh from British rule, chiefly for education and economic pursuits. A major influx of Asian immigrants, mostly of Indian and Pakistani origin, also took place following the expulsion of Indian communities (then holders of British passports) from Uganda and other East African nations (see African migration to the United Kingdom).

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In British English, the word "Asian" is often used to refer to those of South Asian origin, particularly Indians,......
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