Author-turned politician has plenty to say about Britain’s colonial past

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Shashi Tharoor is at it again. 

The popular author-turned-politician has been blowing the lid off Britain’s colonial past, which he claims, have been brushed under the carpet. 

“Not a line of colonial history” is being taught in the best schools of London, he says. His recent speeches, essays and book, An Era Of Darkness, is all about that. 

In the video above, Tharoor admonishes British officials from the 18th and 19th centuries for exploiting India’s resources and taxpayers’ money to build the country’s railway system which he reckons was “a gigantic colonial scam”.   Read more…

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