• Amartya Sen


An Uncertain Glory: India and its Contradictions. Amartya Sen, August 11, 2013, Book. "When India became independent in 1947 after two centuries of colonial rule, it immediately adopted a firmly democratic political system, with multiple parties, freedom of speech, and extensive political rights. The famines of the British era disappeared, and steady economic growth replaced the economic stagnation of the Raj. The growth of the Indian economy quickened further over the last three decades and became the second fastest among large economies..." May require purchase or user account. Link Verified October 18, 2014