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By Niraja Gopal Jayal

Citizenship and Its Discontents explores a century of contestations over citizenship from the colonial interval to the current, reading evolving conceptions of citizenship as criminal prestige, as rights, and as identification

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The self-perception of these classes of subjects was in turn both informed by and echoed in this implicit recognition of them. 158 Download Date | 8/25/14 12:18 PM T h e S u b j e c t- C i t i z e n 39 of putative citizens. The invitees included, on Cohn’s account, not just the princes and aristocrats of the feudal order, but also “other categories of Indians, ‘native gentlemen,’ ‘landlords,’ ‘editors and journalists’ and ‘representative men’ of various kinds” (Cohn, 1996: 658). For Cohn, this attested to the existence of contradictory perceptions of Indian society among British ruling groups on which were based prescriptions about modes of ruling.

They want the Indians to believe that they are the equal subjects of the King, but when the former claim their rights as such, they behave as if they have neither the power nor the desire to secure the same for them.  . The desire, the ambition, and the necessity of claiming the rights of British citizenship is no longer confined to educated Indians, but is permeating through the uneducated classes and even the masses. (reproduced in Besant, 1914: 90) The racial divide, fracturing an ostensibly equal imperial citizenship, was repeatedly interrogated by India at the Imperial Conferences, and accompanied by demands of equal treatment for Indians, especially in Africa.

The desire, the ambition, and the necessity of claiming the rights of British citizenship is no longer confined to educated Indians, but is permeating through the uneducated classes and even the masses. (reproduced in Besant, 1914: 90) The racial divide, fracturing an ostensibly equal imperial citizenship, was repeatedly interrogated by India at the Imperial Conferences, and accompanied by demands of equal treatment for Indians, especially in Africa.  S. Srinivasa Sastri12 expressed the Indian view that all people be allowed to move freely across the empire, which, he said, stood “for equality, for absolute justice” (Tinker, 1976: 47).

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