This Article First Appeared In Outlookindia On Apr 14, 2022.
Jimmy Patel of Ahmedabad recently completed his engineering studies from a reputed private university in Ahmedabad but is desperately applying for admission to just any US institution for higher education. “Many youngsters not just from Gujarat but also from across the country are looking at avenues in the US,” says Jimmy.
Ditto Chintu Patel, who is studying civil engineering in Atlanta, US. “There is corruption and nepotism in India…But in the US, you get appreciation, good money and status. This is the reason many Patidar youth prefer to move to America,” he says.