Postcolonial India

In class on Thursday we were discussing postcolonialism with respect to Rohinton Mistry’s “Squatter.” Coincidentally came across this article calling for a museum to remind and educate Indians and tourist alike about the realities of colonial rule:

Shashi Tharoor. “The need for a museum on British colonisation of India: The decolonisation of the mind is among the greatest challenges today’s Indians have to face.” Al Jazeera (12 March 2017).

The Times correspondent looking on at the sacking of the Kaiser Bagh, in a scene during the Indian Mutiny after the capture of Lucknow in India, March 15 1858 [The Print Collector/Getty Images]