This referenced excerpt is quite telling:
"people who look like us and people who look like Bharat"
I would suggest you take a step back, pretend you are Jagdeo or a PPP supporter, and try and analyze Volda's statement from the perspective of an Indo...
the woman is telling the Afro party faithful that the PNC needs to recruit Indians, i.e., "people who look like Bharat" to win back the lost LDCs
your consternation/horror at that which should be celebrated is indeed "quite telling"!