The forum gets very little attention internationally and New Delhi too has neglected it in recent years.
The precedent set by Britain is being replicated by the ISIS, which now peddles stolen heritage to fund terror attacks, including on Londoners.
The book brings to fore how Jawaharlal Nehru deliberately kept Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel out of the discussions on Tibet.
India has wasted years lobbying politely to take its rightful place at the table, but it can now make an irrefutable moral and political case to supplant Britain.
Albion has always been sulky about Europe and everything not once part of its grand Empire.