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desi

(ˈdeɪsiː) or

deshi

adj
1. indigenous or local: a desi buda.
2. authentic: desi music.
[C21: Hindi, from Sanskrit deśa a country]
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I choose to skip the restful reclusivity of the press section so I could connect with the motley group of desis that has suddenly been drawn together in common cause.
He was a popular comedian in the Racy Desis band of standup held in Dubai for the past few years.
An eye witness who was present at the Racy Desis show told Gulf News they were shocked by the incident.
His initial videos featured Zaid Ali T (another Pakistani-Canadian YouTuber) performing comedy sketches primarily targeted at the desis living abroad.
The premier took to social networking website Twitter and wrote, 'For the colonised minds, when desis talk about chickens combating poverty they get mocked but when 'walaitis' talk about desi chicken and poverty it's brilliance.'
PM Khan tweeted: 'For the colonised minds when desis (locals) talk about chickens combating poverty they get mocked, but when 'walaitis (Europeans)' talk about desi chicken and poverty it's brilliance!'
In response to the criticism, the premier took to Twitter to share an article regarding Gates' chicken plan and wrote, 'For the colonised minds when desis talk about chickens combating poverty they get mocked, but when 'walaitis' talk about desi chicken and poverty it's brilliance!'
In response to the criticism, the premier took to Twitter to share an article regarding Gates' chicken plan and wrote, "For the colonised minds when desis talk about chickens combating poverty they get mocked, but when 'walaitis' talk about desi chicken and poverty it's brilliance!"
On his twitter account, the Prime Minister posted, 'For the colonised minds, when desis (locals) talk about chickens combating poverty, they get mocked, but when 'walaitis' (foreigners) talk about desi chicken and poverty, it's brilliance!'
Its exciting to be part of a series that shows us, desis, in a positive and thoughtful light.