ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Steel Frame of Obsequiousness

BRADFORD has engaged the ICS in a strip-tease. A formidable achievement, no doubt; considering that few contemporary myths have found securer lodgement in human gullibility than the one relating to the Steel Frame. To talk of integrity and efficiency in connection with the ICS has for long been considered tautological. Surviving the Raj, the myth has been transmitted to the unlettered millions in the successor nation-states through oral local history. ssessing the intelligentsia also, it has wormed its way into learned treatises on the subject, Post-1947 continuation of the myth has, among other causes, much to do with the contrast between the experienced present and the remembered past.

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