Thomas Jefferson ( 1743-1826 ), who became the Third President of the United States of America wrote to a friend :
" A rebellion now and then is a good thing. It is a medicine necessary for the sound health of a people. God forbid that we should ever be for 20 years without such a rebellion. The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure. "
The tree of India has been without any manure since 1857. No wonder it is shrivelled and gnarled