Author: Jason Keith Fernandes

Jason Keith Fernandes is a post-doctoral scholar at the University Institute of Lisbon. His other writings are archived at www.dervishnotes.blogspot.com

October 17, 2016 /

The relationship of the Indian elites to Goa is by no means innocent. For that matter, neither is the relationship of India to Goa. Rather, these relationships are built on the willful ignoring of history, to enable Indians to create Goa and Goans not only as property of the Indian empire but as a pleasure park where they can imagine themselves to be in their own little part of Europe.