What was the original military coup staged by the Fijian officers in the late 1980s to sideline the Indians living in Fiji from the country's political system ?
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Indians were living in Fuji because Fuji was a British colony and many Indians were brought to Fuji as indentured laborers or servants. This established a sizable Indian population. Through elections the originally native Fujian government became a multi-ethnic entity. The coup was quick and took place without resistance, the prime minister Timoci Bavadra and the parliament were deposed.
The long term consequence of the coup was a gradual migration of ethnic Indians, resulting in a loss of skilled labor and ultimately dealt a blow to the economy.