Remnants of the Raj

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Angrez chale gaye... the catchphrase lampooning our former imperial overlords is often used for its tragicomic value. As if to say, the yoke has been overthrown but look what has become of us, look what they did to us. As the country steps into its 70th year of independence, Arré runs its eyes over what was indeed left behind, the scraps of outmoded legalities, Victorian attitudes, a desperate love for the Queen's language, and the former outposts which have become centres of grave tourism. These are the remnants of the Raj.

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