„What happened India today is probably the only country in the world in which the colonial narrative against it has not been changed.... what happened is that the Marxists perpetuated the negative colonial narrative... so instead of the British being the enemy the Hindus became the enemy....“

David Frawley in Voice of India and the Hindu Renaissance - David Frawley and Shankar Sharan - Indic Talks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zeoRA4LxCX8

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