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East India Company chopped of fingers of Dacca weavers to sell their mill cloths here. They burnt Aurvedic Books in Kerala to prompt their system of medicine. Now the ICC has brought British version of our deshi Goli-Danda and eaten up our hokey, Kabaddi. khoko and taught our leaders how to make wealth and women relevant in sports.
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Asked by Subhas Mitra, 04 May '10 04:15 pm
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In a Lions Pride when a new Lion take over the realm , it will kill all the lion cubs present to enlarge its own family of lions. It is quite natural for the invaders to destroy the skills of invaded to market their products. So it is better to forget the past and try to refresh our ancient culture,arts and sports if possible. I do not think Hockey is an Indian sport.
Answered by Josna, 04 May '10 08:51 pm

 
  
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This is sheer nonsense. Not Paotriotism. Because of such views, patriotism is labeled as the "last refuge of the rogues". First you learn to spell "gulli danda" correctly. According to you everything the world (and British) has is actually of Indian origin. If British are so great that they are teaching our leaders things to do , then why did we throw them out? And even today why are we going to their country like beggars and trying hard to get their citizenship?? People like you have lost all pride we as Indians should have!!
Answered by QueSera Sera, 04 May '10 04:33 pm

 
  
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Hey I can understand how u feel. But British never exploited us actively, we begged 4 them to exploit us, and they merely obliged. Can u blame British if Maharaj Ram approaches British 4 help against MAharaj Shyam who approaches French 4 help?

And Indians were never patriotic in form of opposing colonial rule, only the uneducated and the villagers were- AS USUAL. DId u know that the majority of EDUCATED INDIANS CONSIDERED THE INA IN THE SAME WAY AS THE PRESENT DAY EDUCATED INDIANS REGARD THE MAOISTS AS? The INA was never looked upon as an independence force by the mainstream- it was considered a "misguided outfit" until 1947, then they suddenly became heroes when u couldn't get prosecuted by colonial police for calling Nethaji a hero.

Most INdians in 1940s believed that we should support England in second world war, so that they may give us a "good boy" certificate and w/ that- our independence.

AND U ARE ACTING PISSED THAT THE BRITISH OPPRESSED US HAH! What we did was give ...more
Answered by A Moin, 04 May '10 05:32 pm

 
  
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The Westerners, Europeans, Americans are all under the web of MAYA, they think they are more developed, and it is pure materialism,physical happiness, AND THEY HAVE MADE CONSCIOUS ATTEMPTS TO PROVE THAT WE INDIANS ARE BACKWARDS.But in all aspects of life[ except science and technology], we are far more ahead and developed than them.Wait its just matter of time now,
in few years from now INDIA will Rule the World.Actually its our mistake that we underestimate ourself and erroneously think that by aping them we are developed,modern.
Answered by harshendu madge, 04 May '10 04:32 pm

 
  
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The same british gave us Rail/train netwrok.
Answered by AANEWS AGENCY, 23 Jul '10 07:25 pm

 
  
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Why blame the Britishers for the follies of our own country men. British have nothing to do with our failures in the field of Hockey, Kabbadi or Koko. While Kabbadi and KoKo are native games of India, at no point of time Britishers interfered in these games. That is the reason for these games not having picked up. In fact sports like Hockey, Football, Tennis etc were introduced in our country by the Britishers along with Cricket. So long the Britishers were managing our Hockey associations and clubs where Hockey was being played, we rose to international standard. Our down fall in hockey is due to mismanagement of the sports body by our own country men who took over from the Britisher. Till 60's we were reasonably good in hockey thanks to the training and foundation left behind by the Britishers. In foot ball also we were reasonably good till early 60's, but once the management of the football association fell 100% into the hands of our country men, our downfall started. Cricket had ...more
Answered by Shyam, 06 May '10 11:19 am

 
  
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In Samudra Monthon the poison also came out with the Elixir since there can be one dides goodness anywhere in this universe .We have been benifitted by the in so many things ,education ,science ,art ,culture medicine etc --they have bad things also .And it is upto the taker to decide which one he or she will accept
Answered by HARIJIBAN BANERJEE, 04 May '10 05:23 pm

 
  
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It is a changing world,,,, keep innovating
Answered by dhanendra kumar jain, 04 May '10 04:30 pm

 
  
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