Hawker bridges divide of two countries

By Peter Collins
Updated November 7 2012 - 10:28pm, first published July 23 2010 - 2:15am
Avis Quarrell displays a necklace, given to her mother by Indian hawker Pooran Singh, to Pooran's great-nephew Harmel Uppal.

THE sometimes-strained relationship between Australia and India will take a positive turn this weekend in south-west Victoria, with international focus on the repatriation of a former hawker's ashes.