Doctor expelled from Uganda 50 years ago by Idi Amin thanks adoptive country Australia

Murray Trembath
By Murray Trembath
Updated April 26 2022 - 8:08pm, first published 8:00pm
Grateful: Venilal and Manju Ghelani, of Sutherland, are grateful to their adoptive country. Picture: John Veage

Doctor Venilal Ghelani has never forgotten the encouraging welcome he received when he arrived in Australia in 1972 after he and his wife and their two young children were kicked out of Uganda by dictator Idi Amin.

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Murray Trembath

Murray Trembath

Journalist

St George and Sutherland Shire Leader reporter covering politics, urban affairs, council, development and general community news. Email: mtrembath@theleader.com.au