Birmingham news Nitin Ganatra shares horrific racist attacks on Back in Time for Birmingham PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - The EastEnders legend grew up in Coventry where his family still own a corner shop

Birmingham news Nitin Ganatra shares horrific racist attacks on Back in Time for Birmingham PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - The EastEnders legend grew up in Coventry where his family still own a corner shop

Birmingham news  Nitin Ganatra shares horrific racist attacks on Back in Time for Birmingham PremierLeague-News.Com
22 June 2022 - 23:00

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Nitin Ganatra has shared his experience of horrific racist attacks on BBC Back in Time for Birmingham. The programme followed the Sharma family, from Solihull, into the 1980s. Dad Vishal, mum Manisha and children Alisha and Akash were seen in Sharma Stores in the h eart of Sparkbrook for the second part of the programme, which follows the family through five decades of rapid change, exploring every facet of British Asian family life. In the episode, a window at the shop is smashed in a targeted attack. Nitin, who grew up in Coventry where his family still own a corner shop, said: "I grew up in a corner shop and we had the same thing. We grew up in neighbourhood where we were the only Asians. Read moreCouncillor apologises over historic 'anti-semitic messages' on Facebook "My mum was spat at, my brother was attacked with a knife and skinheads would smash the window. Unfortunately it was such an every day thing you just got used to it you just got used to surviving and not being liked." He added: "I remember having a few Doc Martens in my head when I was growing up.

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." Daughter Alisha took to Twitter to praise Nitin for his honesty as the show aired. She wrote: "Thank you @GanatraNitin for being so vulnerable and honest with us, this is the reality of so many South Asian families- everyone you know will have had experienced or know someone who has experienced racism to this extent. #backintimeforbirmingham." Other viewers commented. @ForBallumIWould said: "Nitin Ganatra talking about his own racist experiences it’s so sad that nothing has changed and it’ll never go away. #BackInTimeforBirmingham." @vms_mr added: "Powerful from @GanatraNitin #backintimeforbirmingham." Read More Related Articles Disgraced West Midlands Police officer barred for life after racist Christmas party comments Read More Related Articles Mayor at centre of 'racist' WhatsApp storm cleared of Walsall code of conduct breach

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