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Little India in Vancouver: scenes from the Punjabi Market

Photos and text by Parisa Azadi

Punjabi Market, also known as Little India, is located in South Vancouver on Main Street. The air in the Punjabi Market is filled with traditional Indian food and spices. Clothing Stores are stocked with hundreds of fabric in every spectrum of colour.  Most businesses in the Punjabi Market are family-owned, and some shops have been around for more then 30 years. Many come to this vibrant market to shop for traditional Indian wedding dresses, parties and, of course, food. 

Market directory of Vancouver's Little India by Anja Konjicanin

Ashok Dhingra and Reena Dhingra
6540 Main Street
Vancouver, B.C.
V5X 3G9

Madan Dhingra and Ravi Taneja
Mona Cloth House Co. Ltd. (MCH)
6642 Main Street
Vancouver, B.C.
V5X 3H2

Sangam Emporium
6608 Main Street
Vancouver, B.C.
V5X 3H2

Pawan Arora and Anita Arora
6543-45 Main Street
Vancouver, B.C.
V5X 3H1

Inderjit S. Bunwait and Satwant K. Bunwait
6571 Main Street
Vancouver, B.C.
V5X 3H1

Sunny Sethi and Reshu Sethi
Sunny's Bridal Gallery
6674 Main Street
Vancouver, B.C.
V5X 3H2

Rani Fashions
6607 Main Street
V5X 3H3

Sushil Batra
Frontier Bridal
6695 Main Street
Vancouver, B.C.
V5X 3H3

Punjab Food Center
Harinder S. Toor

6635 Main Street


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