Billionaire Anil Agarwal’s daughter opens up about facing racism in London: ‘No one wanted to sit next to me’

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Vedanta boss Anil Agarwal’s daughter, Priya Agarwal Hebbar, opened up about her childhood days in London in an interview with Mint. During the interview, she revealed that she faced racism and was bullied by her classmates. She also mentioned that she “used to cry” but eventually “found comfort in discomfort”.

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Priya says, “When I was 7-8 years old, my parents decided that they wanted to shift to London. They decided to put me in a weekly boarding school. No one wanted to sit next to me. There were girls who used to look at me and laugh. I was bullied. I was a part of a very, very difficult racist time. I used to cry.”


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I am literally crying after reading such a sad story. sob sob

I can't even imagine what she went through in London UK with silver spoon in her mouth.

What a cruel world we are living in sob sob sob sob sob sob sob sob

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I also got bullied by Ants. 🥲🥲🥲.

The Red Ants said we will not take food from brown skinned human.

Only the black ants accepted the offer.

Very Sad by that incident.

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No sir Indians very sweet sir no racism. Only white people racist.

What about Indian billionaire do with Indians people... 

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On not so serious note, sometimes I feel that we were better off when we had no idea what racism was. 

In school we were called 'names' based on how we look, skin colour, family we belonged to, how intelligent or dumb we were and what not. We did the same to someone else in return. No physical harm to anyone and no offence taken. So net net a happy and literally laughing bunch of kinds. Now a days, you got to be careful of what comes out of your mouth.

I miss those days!!

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Ohh,,We all believe you.

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I am literally crying after reading such a sad story. sob sob

I can't even imagine what she went through in London UK with silver spoon in her mouth.

What a cruel world we are living in sob sob sob sob sob sob sob sob

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Hope you will be mindful of avoiding dehydration as various bodily fluids deplete in excess quantities like this.


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So?


To get interviewed by Mint, one has to be privileged enough¿ is the point of sharing this?

Like literally what¿ is there to learn in this? when everyone here in South Asia itself are super racists and discriminate on cultural lines, ethnic lines, status, colour and so on.

Heck! Even after 'skin whitening' products and those claiming to give fairer skin having been banned 'on paper'
we still have shameless advertisements of the suitor suddenly getting their prince charming/ princess charming after using such scam products.
Job interview adverts: The otherwise capable, eligible aspirant getting turned down during selection process till they suddenly become confident after becoming fai. Movies and pop culture even have the so called humour and jokes, centered around skin colour.. are ALL so normalised.

All this,in a region where Krishn is literally referred to as 'shyam', meaning it really should not even be projected as a taboo.
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The point is if such privileged people do feel like that, then think about the normal person. What they may have to suffer/go through in such countries who think of themselves as superiors and put their nose in our personal affairs.
Also, a safe haven for the scamsters.
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No sir Indians very sweet sir no racism. Only white people racist.

What about Indian billionaire do with Indians people... 

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On not so serious note, sometimes I feel that we were better off when we had no idea what racism was. 

In school we were called 'names' based on how we look, skin colour, family we belonged to, how intelligent or dumb we were and what not. We did the same to someone else in return. No physical harm to anyone and no offence taken. So net net a happy and literally laughing bunch of kinds. Now a days, you got to be careful of what comes out of your mouth.

I miss those days!!

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A lot of physical harm n things are done by kids to other kids. Stronger kids survive, weaker ones are left with deep emotional trauma. 

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If one is really successful, he will have success in his own country.

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My brown face got bullied in school to office life by other brown face bullies just bcz my mother tongue is not hindi. But no one came to interview me 😭😭😭😭

How rich and privileged do I've to be to get empathy from news media 

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