Remembering the British Raj in India


Members of the Richmond group of the University of 3rd Age remembering the British Raj

India meant poverty and hunger

As a child in 1940s Maggie Cartier’s mother would say to her don’t leave any food on her plate because a hungry Indian child would be very happy to have that. She was fascinated by the beautifully embroidered Indian blouses that she could buy two for 11p.



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