Singha wrote:time honoured tactic to use the natives to oppress other natives.
Gen reginald dyer did not kill anyone in jallianwala bagh - his gurkha troops did
the angrez jailers did not torture anyone in kala paani jail - their jallad native underlings did
who smashed the head of maulana azad with a stick ? - a desi policeman!
a good way for the white boys to cluck their tongues and give white gloves clean.
I was watching the contrived ending of the new tarzan movie yesterday...even in the steamy heat of the congo, the way they had built a european city, complete with spacious verandahs and white tablecloths for the goras to enjoy their food in soot and boot was amazing....it was only the wildebeest and buffalo crashing through it that roughed them up a tad.
each englishman in india must have had 10-20 underlings at work and home on an average to "support" the sahib overcome the heat, dust and flies.
OT: A small correction is required - it was Lala Lajpatrai who was struck on the head, not Azad.