Was British rule bad or good for India? (was: The rhetoric of liberation...)

Rishab Aiyer Ghosh rishab@dxm.org
Sat, 22 Mar 2003 14:46:18 +0000

On Fri, Mar 21, 2003 at 08:31:44PM -0800, Hokkun Pang wrote:
> I think British rule was basically bad because Britain didn't go to India
> with the *intent* to bring democracy there.

i agree but i can't resist adding... US occupation of iraq will be terrific
because of _course_ Bush  has clearly expressed the intent of the invasion
is to promote democracy!