The British regret

The regret expressed by British Prime Minister David Cameron during his recent India visit on the disgraceful Jallianwala Bagh massacre has added to the pain of the nation.

By (Ramachandran Nair, by email)

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Published: Tue 26 Feb 2013, 8:58 PM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 7:47 AM

It is surprising that Cameron had to wait for his premiership to realise the gravity of the 1919 episode.

The crimes and atrocities that were committed by Britain’s royal war heroes of the past will never go unnoticed by the current and future generations. The world, perhaps, is now witnessing a continuation of colonial legacy. We would not be surprised if in future, the US, Britain and other Nato countries express their regret for their roles in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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