Commentary 2 on Travancore State Manual
VED from VICTORIA INSTITUTIONS
It is foretold! The torrential flow of inexorable destiny!
A foolish celebration
As to the gratitude that the royal family received, for its concerted efforts at improving the lot of the subjects, from the latter; well, it was given the go-by by the various sections of the cantankerous populations, when the kingdom was conquered by the Hindi imperialists from the northern parts of the subcontinent.
As of now, the people of Travancore are so stupid as to celebrate the event of their kingdom losing its independence on the Indian Independence Day.
10. The Christians