One of the reasons why educated Indians are so scathing and derisive about India is precisely because no one can define a place for India in their minds - but everyone is clear about the west, Russia and China.
Smriti bhransh (स्मृति भ्रंष). Indians are victims of disconnect due to apathy of their own doing.
"When memory is bewildered, intelligence is lost, and when intelligence is lost, one falls down again"
Creating new 'memories' which once brought good marks in exams, helped in clearing competitive interviews and earning daily bread.