From her second-floor veranda Ms. Brown looked at the Ganges River, while drowning in memories. Sixty years ago in Oxford, she fell in love with a brilliant Indian scientist, married him, and moved into holy city of Varanasi. To locals, she became “England-ki-Ranee” (British-Queen). Gaining freedom from colonialism, India just began rebuilding. She joined and remained in the effort till to date.
Since then, Varanasi witnessed all kinds of strife: religious, political, and caste-based. But she never felt any danger to leave, still remaining local’s “England-ki-Ranee”