Ewing, Ann, “THE INDIAN CIVIL SERVICE 1919-1924:
SERVICE DISCONTENT AND THE RESPONSE IN
“In the years immediately following the first world war … (the ICS) seemed unable to cope with the galaxy of problems with which it was beset: its own members increasingly questioned the value of their role; Indian politicians attacked what they saw as the remnant of imperial control whilst, on the widest scale, the complex task of governing India seemed to be beyond the creaking, anachronistic and overworked I.C.S.
paper sets out the reasons for the weakness and discontent of the I.C.S. and
considers the different perspectives of the