first_imgFifty years ago, in December 1968, two young women got off a plane that had flown from India and landed at Heathrow. They wore their best outfits: hand-embroidered silk saris, Bollywood-style beehives, bright pink lipstick – looking like minor film stars. They were, after all, travelling to England, a place of dreams, a mythical country of prestige and opportunity.Read it at The Guardian Related Itemslast_img