February 10, 2016, 01:34:15 AM
collapse

Author Topic: Meet an Italian-American Sikh Female Taxi Driver in NYC  (Read 809 times)

Offline Grenade Singh

  • Administrator
  • Vajir/Vajiran
  • *
  • Like
  • -Given: 310
  • -Receive: 568
  • Posts: 7681
  • Tohar: 191
  • 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: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-15236154

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 Deleted User

  • Choocha/Choochi
  • Like
  • -Given: 256
  • -Receive: 307
  • Posts: 0
  • Tohar: 108
    • 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
600 Views
Last post September 24, 2007, 02:34:38 AM
by aussie_jatt_1987
19 Replies
1316 Views
Last post December 01, 2010, 10:20:20 PM
by N@@R
52 Replies
2796 Views
Last post December 15, 2009, 08:31:16 AM
by ਮਾਨ ਸਾਹਿਬ
1 Replies
1750 Views
Last post May 13, 2010, 06:46:35 AM
by M.
2 Replies
2299 Views
Last post September 26, 2010, 12:20:15 AM
by Jatt Yamla
10 Replies
652 Views
Last post December 04, 2010, 01:23:51 AM
by @@JeEt@@
0 Replies
245 Views
Last post March 26, 2011, 06:28:08 AM
by @SeKhOn@
6 Replies
818 Views
Last post April 15, 2011, 06:32:25 PM
by Ķιℓℓα Ķαuя
0 Replies
161 Views
Last post December 24, 2011, 11:07:13 AM
by Manpreet Singh SYFB USA
0 Replies
266 Views
Last post April 01, 2015, 05:37:12 PM
by mundaxrisky

* Who's Online

  • Dot Guests: 160
  • Dot Hidden: 0
  • Dot Users: 1
  • Dot Users Online:

* Recent Posts

What's the MOST FRUSSTTRRAAATTIINNGG thing in your life by Qainaat
[Today at 01:25:29 AM]


What was your dream last night? by Qainaat
[Today at 01:23:18 AM]


If you could have dinner with one artist/singer/celebrity who would it be ? by Qainaat
[Today at 01:21:57 AM]


Jeh tuvanu ik khoon maaf hove kisda karoge :) by gharry
[February 09, 2016, 10:53:23 PM]


Request Video Of The Day by -ιŁŁтι.Jค┼┼_
[February 09, 2016, 04:54:46 PM]


tusi bohut _______ ho ?? by -ιŁŁтι.Jค┼┼_
[February 09, 2016, 04:33:25 PM]


your MOOD now by -ιŁŁтι.Jค┼┼_
[February 09, 2016, 04:32:23 PM]


Weather Report for ur city ? by -ιŁŁтι.Jค┼┼_
[February 09, 2016, 04:30:19 PM]


Punjabi Funny Vines & Punjabi Song Parodies da Pitaraa [ek vri jhnki ta mar lo] by Abhe
[February 09, 2016, 03:38:38 PM]


Vegetarian - Non vegetarian by Jioavtar
[February 09, 2016, 01:12:03 PM]


Je tusi rich hunde ek din layi? by Jioavtar
[February 09, 2016, 01:11:01 PM]


Kehri game tusi khed de hunde phone ? by Jioavtar
[February 09, 2016, 01:09:40 PM]


which pj member do u miss ryt now? by Jioavtar
[February 09, 2016, 01:08:25 PM]


Free time tusi ki Karde hunde? by Jioavtar
[February 09, 2016, 01:06:56 PM]


Guess karo aaj uper wale ne ki banaya by Jioavtar
[February 09, 2016, 01:04:00 PM]


say ONE line by -ιŁŁтι.Jค┼┼_
[February 08, 2016, 03:05:34 PM]


tere naam by Gujjar no1
[February 08, 2016, 11:21:32 AM]


hindi /Urdu Four Lines Poetry by Gujjar no1
[February 08, 2016, 11:18:44 AM]


Just two line shayari ... by Noor Kaur
[February 08, 2016, 02:37:45 AM]


Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa's elder brother Sardar Karnail Singh passed away by Manpreet Singh SYFB USA
[February 05, 2016, 01:22:14 PM]


ਬਚਪਨ by deepsandhu28
[February 04, 2016, 02:13:09 AM]


10 Ways To Tie A Scarf by ♥ ¤Ġσℓgαρρι¤ ♥
[February 02, 2016, 06:34:13 PM]


New Desi Fashion Clothes/ Styles by ♥ ¤Ġσℓgαρρι¤ ♥
[February 02, 2016, 06:29:22 PM]


chalo jije roopal nu Hyppy ewddijn mopo ta na taa ji boldaaa ahods by ਕਰਮਵੀਰ ਸਿੰਘ
[February 02, 2016, 07:32:45 AM]


jan pehchan by Kakaozil
[February 02, 2016, 04:40:25 AM]