Wisconsin Indian Diaspora
Wisconsin is home to a vibrant Indian community.
Desis from North India, Gujarat, Punjab, Maharashtra and South Indian states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telengana and Karnataka now call Madison, Milwaukee and Appleton their home.
According to the 2010 Census, there are nearly 23,000 Asian-Indians in Wisconsin (that number does not include the illegal desi residents whose numbers are surging across the U.S.)
Indians in Wisconsin work as IT Systems and Database administrators, SAP consultants, physicians, dentists, immigration and personal injury attorneys, motel, restaurant managers and other retail businesses. Several Indian students are pursuing higher education at Wisconsin State University or the prestigious University of Wisconsin.
Hindu, Jain & Sikh TemplesTo provide spiritual and religious support to the Indian community, a few Hindu temples, Jain temples and Gurdwaras have come up in Wisconsin.
Mandir of Madison, Hindu Temple of North East Wisconsin, and Wisconsin Hindu Temple are a few of the Hindu temples in Wisconsin.
The state is also home to a few Gurdwaras like Sikh Temple of Wisconsin (Oak Creek), Madison Gurdwara and Sikh Temple of Fox Valley.
Indian Buffets & BiryaniWhen it comes to Indian food, Wisconsin is not far behind other states in the U.S.
Sporting names like Maharaja, Maharani, Mirch Masala, Fast Biryani and Taj Mahal, Indian restaurants in Madison, Milwaukee and Appleton cater to both desis and non-desis.
Be it North Indian Dal Makhani, Palak Paneer, Tandoori Chicken, Chicken Tikka Masala or the South Indian Idli, Vada, Masala Dosa and Pongal you get them all and more at Indian restaurants in Wisconsin.
Besides restaurants, Indians have established grocery stores, immigration law firms, travel agencies, dental clinics etc to cater to the needs of the Wisconsin Indian community.
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