As Charlotte grows, so does its diversity. Indians represent one of the fastest-growing segments of the population. It’s doubled since 2010, to more than 20,000 people, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Indian heritage and customs will be celebrated uptown this weekend during the annual Festival of India.
On All Things Considered, WFAE's Gwendolyn Glenn spoke with Vinay Sawhney about the festival and the growth of Charlotte’s Indian community. He came to Charlotte from India when he was 13.