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Posted by seumasach on May 12, 2015


Indian Punchline

6th May, 2015

The seventieth anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany falls this weekend. The World War II erupted when India’s freedom struggle was nearing the high noon and the demand was rising to a crescendo that Britain should “quit” India. There were two opinions in India at that time as to who was India’s bigger enemy – Britain or Japan. Unsurprisingly, in zero sum terms, it appeared to many that Britain’s defeat meant India’s victory.

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