Malgudi Days - Lawley Road, Trail of the Green Blazer Summary & Analysis

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Lawley Road, Trail of the Green Blazer Summary

Lawley Road

The municipal government wants to nationalize the street names and the names of other public locations, and get rid of the British names. It is noticed that there is a 20-foot tall statue of Frederick Lawley. It is claimed that this British Empire official was a vicious colonialist and enemy of India. The Talkative Man decides that he wants the statue. He thinks he can take it down for a lower price and sell it for scrap metal, or possibly to a collector or to a British museum. After unsuccessfully trying to take down the statue with muscle power, the statue is blown off its pedestal with a couple of sticks of dynamite. It is then carted over to the Talkative Man's house. The Talkative Man writes an article in the paper he...

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