It is a gaping hole in the knowledge of most people in Britain, whilst still a raw wound for many in India.
We owe it to our own future to be honest about our past. /1
So, too, the idea that former colonies will wrap us in their family bosom & welcome our patronage once again. /3
Self-reflection has been strongly lacking in Britain over these last 3 years.
Curiosity, too, has been lacking - do others see us as we see ourselves? /4
#JallianwalaBagh politicised and mobilised India against British Rule.
Read this, from Rabindranath Tagore, one of India’s most revered poets, then & now. /5