November 22, 2014, 10:29:00 PM

Author Topic: Meet an Italian-American Sikh Female Taxi Driver in NYC  (Read 685 times)

Offline Grenade Singh

  • Administrator
  • Vajir/Vajiran
  • *
  • Like
  • -Given: 310
  • -Receive: 560
  • Posts: 7842
  • Tohar: 183
  • Gender: Male
  • Sardar
    • View Profile
    • Punjabi Janta
Meet an Italian-American Sikh Female Taxi Driver in NYC
« on: October 11, 2011, 12:25:49 AM »
Watch video here:

10 October 2011 Last updated at 00:08 ET

She looks and dresses like a traditional Indian woman, yet she speaks with an American-Italian Brooklyn accent.

Maria Provenzano Singh is also one of the few women cab drivers in New York City.

Recently, a young man pulled out a gun at the end of the ride in Harlem. She sped away, the cab's door slammed closed by the speed, and then continued working all day. "You can't be afraid and do this job," she says.

The 57-year-old emigrated to the US with her family when she was a toddler, but she has not spoken to her relatives for years after falling in love with, and marrying, a Sikh man from the Punjab.

"If they can't accept him, they can't accept me," she says with a calm smile.

She loves her husband, likes his religion and enjoys cooking Indian food. In August, she and her husband will leave New York to run a gas station in the Midwest state of Indiana.

In this First Person account Maria explains why Italian and Sikh culture have a lot in common.

Punjabi Janta Forums - Janta Di Pasand

Meet an Italian-American Sikh Female Taxi Driver in NYC
« on: October 11, 2011, 12:25:49 AM »

Offline Pr€€t

  • PJ Mutiyaar
  • PJ love this Member
  • *
  • Like
  • -Given: 255
  • -Receive: 304
  • Posts: 14570
  • Tohar: 105
  • Gender: Female
  • S T U P I D = Smart Talented Unique In Demand
    • View Profile
Re: Meet an Italian-American Sikh Female Taxi Driver in NYC
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2011, 05:33:33 AM »
lagdi v indian aa
changi aa bibi


Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
2 Replies
Last post September 24, 2007, 02:34:38 AM
by aussie_jatt_1987
19 Replies
Last post December 01, 2010, 10:20:20 PM
by N@@R
52 Replies
Last post December 15, 2009, 08:31:16 AM
by ਮਾਨ ਸਾਹਿਬ
1 Replies
Last post May 13, 2010, 06:46:35 AM
by M.
2 Replies
Last post September 26, 2010, 12:20:15 AM
by Jatt Yamla
10 Replies
Last post December 04, 2010, 01:23:51 AM
by @@JeEt@@
0 Replies
Last post March 26, 2011, 06:28:08 AM
by @SeKhOn@
6 Replies
Last post April 15, 2011, 06:32:25 PM
by Ķιℓℓα Ķαuя
0 Replies
Last post December 24, 2011, 11:07:13 AM
by moneysingh
1 Replies
Last post September 04, 2012, 06:16:48 PM
by ĦÄҰ€!♕ Dheetha Di Dheeth (;

* Who's Online

* Recent Posts

Gabru Fashion Discussion by Pav Dhillon
[Today at 10:00:38 PM]

top football shootout ever (hahaha) by R.B.
[Today at 06:16:10 PM]

Happy Bday Kmalo (noxious) by _noXiouS_
[Today at 04:57:54 PM]

Apne City Di Photo Post karo by Gujjar no1
[Today at 04:37:35 PM]

Putra Mosque (Putrajaya, Malaysia) by Gujjar no1
[Today at 04:20:59 PM]

The living treasures - Badan Mukat by Apna Punjab
[Today at 03:45:51 PM]

Song ur listening to? by Jattnetics
[Today at 03:02:45 PM]

Suggestion by Jattnetics
[Today at 02:26:05 PM]

Awaj Bhai Gurbaksh singh ji di . by Jattnetics
[Today at 01:45:53 PM]

Just two line shayari ... by Gujjar no1
[Today at 01:35:36 PM]

NOXIOUS de kam! by Gabbar Singhh
[Today at 12:10:42 PM]

Cow Birth by _noXiouS_
[Today at 08:05:22 AM]

The coolest group birthday party by _noXiouS_
[Today at 07:54:19 AM]

Passwords by _noXiouS_
[Today at 07:52:48 AM]

U r Brain in Math by _noXiouS_
[Today at 07:51:05 AM]

Perfectly timed photos by _noXiouS_
[Today at 07:50:20 AM]

jehdia hwa kardia ne ...... by ♥(ਛੱਲਾ)♥
[Today at 06:04:52 AM]

Pj di rani.. Hun hwa ehdi mai launi..:p by ♥(ਛੱਲਾ)♥
[Today at 06:00:00 AM]

jehdi pj te hwa kardi ae :p by ♥(ਛੱਲਾ)♥
[Today at 05:56:40 AM]

Punjabi janta Weekly News by мyรєlf gнαiит
[Today at 12:27:31 AM]

Janta nu apna user name change karna chahida by Apna Punjab
[November 21, 2014, 11:30:38 PM]

karamveer marriege part 2 pj walle on karamveer de viyaa by ♦ ਗਭਰੂ ਚੋਟੀ ਦਾ ♦
[November 21, 2014, 11:24:01 PM]

PJ Mutiyaar Promotion - dill2011 by мyรєlf gнαiит
[November 21, 2014, 10:43:46 PM]

Dosti by мyรєlf gнαiит
[November 21, 2014, 10:38:51 PM]

PJ Best mutiyaar competition 2014 by мyรєlf gнαiит
[November 21, 2014, 10:35:28 PM]