The idea behind observing the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas was to foster the bond among the diaspora spread all across the world. It was also meant to be an opportunity for the people of Indian origin to renew and strengthen their ties with their ancestral land.
But after two versions of the PBD and from all that has been witnessed so far in the third, it is increasingly becoming evident that People of Indian Origin (PIOs) also see the event as an opportunity to further their business interests.
And rightly so, because India, in the present global scenario, is a booming market and offers great investment prospects.
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