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

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Indian Bourgeoisie and Imperialism

Suniti Kumar Ghosh Is it correct to assert that the Indian big bourgeoisie, like the big landlords, was a prop of colonial rule? The contrary view is held rather as an axiomatic truth by historians and political scientists. This question is of major importance, for it is closely related to the questions about the class character of the Congress, the character of the movements waged by its leadership and the nature of the state or states that emerged in the Indian sub-continent in August, 1947.

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