George Orwell: Essays

why is orwell hated by large numbers of people in burma?

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The protagonist was a symbol of British occupation in India. He was an officer and Indians resented his European authority over them,

In Moulmein, in lower Burma, I was hated by large numbers of people – the only time in my life that I have been important enough for this to happen to me. I was sub-divisional police officer of the town, and in an aimless, petty kind of way anti-European feeling was very bitter.