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Thursday, May 05, 2005

The Butcher's Point Of View

Nicholas Fearn re-opens an old colonial wound with his book on Reginald Dyer: "I thought I would be doing a jolly lot of good and (the Indians) would realise that they were not to be wicked."

Whichever way you look at it, the man was "pugnacious, stupid and dishonest." Not to mention a few more adjectives that one will refrain from adding for fear of upsetting readers of a sensitive ilk.


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