People having vast experiences in life often advise their young ones to toil hard and Bhagwan will take care of the rest. It makes sense as you can only control what is controllable. Patels understand it quite well. That is why they are the most successful motel-owning millionaires in the US. Let’s understand their formula for success.
Forced migration and arrival in the US
For a major part of their history, Patels have been known for farming. They used to own farms and cultivate them. Even those who did not own many farms used to occupy themselves by working on farms. It is here that the colonisers found usefulness in Patels. They started to take them to places like Africa and West Indies among others. In 1901, about 20,000 Gujaratis migrated to Africa for working in feeder services like post-office, railways and insurance.
After a few years, some of them decided to hunt for opportunities in other countries,......