Monday, March 13, 2017

The decolonisation of the mind is among the greatest challenges today's Indians have to face.

The need for a museum on British colonisation of India | India | Al Jazeera

colonial atrocities.

This famous monument, built between 1906 and 1921,
stands testimony to the glorification of the British Raj in India. It
is time, I argued, that it be converted to serve as a reminder of what
was done to India by the British, who conquered one of the richest
countries in the world (27 percent of global gross domestic product in
1700) and reduced it to, after over two centuries of looting and
exploitation, one of the poorest, most diseased and most illiterate
countries on Earth by the time they left in 1947.

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