To India My Native Land by Henry Louis Vivian Derozio is a patiotic poem in which the poet celebrates the glory which India had in past and laments her capture and slavery in the hands of British. The theme of the poet revolves around these two facts only.
The poet gives an insight into the past of India in which she enjoyed the freedom and the status of deity. The poets used to sing for her. After the British came, the enslaved India. Her wings were captured and thus she lost her freedom.
The poet desires to go back into the past and bring the glory of country back i.e. he wants to free India from the slavery of British.
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