A Passage to India

What does the use of expression "bridge party" say about how the British considered these encounters between the Indians and themselves?

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It says there is a massive divide between the two which needs a "bridge" to connect the two.

A "Bridge Party" is an actual party. This type of party was given in order to socially "bridge" the gulf between the East and West.


A Passage to India (Page 28)