India: The Shivering Maharajah

Portly Sir Hari Singh was maladroit as a lover in his youth, despotic as a Maharajah in his prime and, in his declining years, the man who stuck the" world with the Kashmir problem. Last week he died after a heart attack at the age of 65. Republic of India flags in Jammu City were lowered to half staff, stores and businesses reverently closed, and thousands shuffled through the streets in mournful procession.

As a pukka youth in London, Sir Hari made his first headlines when, in the company of a Mrs. Maudie...

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