The colonial mindset in the country has been the subject of recent debate. Prime Minister Narendra Modi referred to it in his Independence Day address. He urged the citizens to shed the colonial mindset and called for a national effort to make the country a developed nation by 2047, when we celebrate 100 years of Independence. It is a theme that the PM has emphasised earlier also. Last year, during the Constitution Day celebrations organised by the Supreme Court, he noted that even after the end of colonialism, the mindset still exists, putting obstacles in developing nations' paths. The outgoing Chief Justice of India, NV Ramana, has also lamented the shadow of colonial rules on our legal system.