The Deoliwallahs: The True Story of the 1962 Chinese-Indian Internment

01 February 2020

Joy Ma and Dilip D’Souza

The authors explore a case of internment of around three thousand Chinese-Indians, in a military camp in Deoli, Rajasthan, in the aftermath of the Sino-Indian War. Through interviews with seven survivors of incarceration, the book builds a history of this Chinese community in India and how their lives were uprooted by the war.

Pan Macmillan, Rs 650, 248 pages