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Queen Victoria exhibition demonstrates UK-India link

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By Amit Roy A new exhibition at Kensington Palace, Victoria Revealed, shows how closely the histories of Britain and India are intertwined. This will run for the rest of 2018 but next year there will be much more on Queen Victoria because 24 May 1819 will mark the 200th anniversary of her birth. It is worth remembering that on 1 January 1877, Benjamin Disraeli, the Conservative Prime Minister, gave in to Queen Victoria’s insistent demands and proclaimed her “Empress of India”. India had come under direct rule from Whitehall after the 1857 First War of Indian Independence, supplanting the East…

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