Shashi Tharoor: ‘Today’s version of nationalism is narrow-minded and exclusionary’

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Congress MP and former MoS in the UPA government, Shashi Tharoor’s new book ‘An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India’ hit the stands last week. The veteran leader sat down with IndianExpress.com to talk more about the horrors of British colonialism and its continuing repercussions in modern Indian society.

He said, "A British prime minister going to his knees in Jallianwala Bagh if not now, at the centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh in a couple of years and saying, 'We committed atrocities and we are sorry' would go a long way towards cleansing the entire sin of the British colonialism, at least psychologically."

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