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Viewpoint: The myth of ‘strong’ British rule in India | BBC News

Viewpoint: The myth of ‘strong’ British rule in India | BBC News

In the midst of busy London, the Oriental Club off Oxford Street seems a haven of peace and power.

Founded as a home for the Britons who ruled India in the days of the Raj, its wood panels, leather armchairs and faint smell of mulligatawny soup convey an image of ordered dominance to which many now look back with nostalgia.

Source: Viewpoint: The myth of ‘strong’ British rule in India – BBC News