1998 saw the 50th anniversary of India’s independence. A survey that year found around 90 percent of Indians wished the British were back administering the country, in view of their perceived impartiality, efficiency and fairness. Is the current fashion for condemning the British Empire, just revisionist mischief to condemn events of the past and ignore the many benefits to India of Britain’s administration? What do you think?

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