The right direction for Scotland4 min read . Updated: 24 Sep 2014, 05:34 PM IST
The parcelling up of people into solitarist identities is a force for ignorance and intolerance
If 200,000 voters, or 5% of the electorate had switched their mind and voted “Yes" rather than no, the UK would have been no more after the Scottish referendum on 18 September. The long dismantling of the British Empire would be at an end, a process that began with Indian Independence in 1947. To add irony, Scots often played pivotal roles in the establishment and running of that Empire on which, for a while, the sun never set. Not just the residents of Kolkata will know of Duff College and the Roxburgh Building.
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