Today's date:
Summer 1999

Who Is an Indian?

Shashi Tharoor, is the author, most recently of India: From Midnight to the Millennium.

New York - When a group of Indian nationalist convened for the first-ever Indian National Congress in 1885 - giving birth to the part that won the country's freedom from British rule six decades later - they chose as their president Allan Octavian Hume, a liberal Scotsman.

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