Personal Reflections: A Statement by and Indian Anglo-Indian

Denis La Fontaine


The late Chief of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Denis Anthony La Fontaine, draws upon his personal experience. He focuses on how Anglo-Indians, particularly in earlier times, have internalised some of the myths that surround them, and have even repeated about themselves, what was portrayed about them by the coloniser as well as the ‘home’ culture that they belonged to but were not accepted by.  The important question emerges, “Where was ‘home’?”.  

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