Indo Guyanese Tara Gosine visited ancestral family members in village Purekaamgaar in then Barabanki District of Uttar Pradesh State. Barabanki is just outside of Lucknow . Purekaamgar is now under the administration of District Ayodhya.
Dr. Vishnu Bisram is Guyanese born who received his primary and secondary education in Guyana and tertiary education in the US and India. He is a holder of multiple degrees in the natural sciences, social sciences, and education. He taught for over forty years in the US. He is a specialist on the Indian diaspora traveling globally to research and write about Indian communities. He was among a small group of freedom fighters in America that combated the dictatorship in Guyana. Dr. Bisram organized many conferences on the Indian diaspora and lectured at several universities. He has published extensively on the diaspora and on various other topics.