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Mill is remembered for his classic History of British India, first published in 1818. After scrutinizing India's arts, manufactures, literature, religion, and laws, he concluded, vigorously disputing William Jones' claims, that the Hindus did not possess, and never had possessed, ' a high state of civilization.' They were rather a 'rude' people who had made 'but a few of the earliest steps in the progress to civilization'. There existed in India, he wrote, a 'hideous state of society', inferior even to that of the European feudal age. Bound down to despotism and to ' a system of priestcraft, built upon the most enormous and tormenting superstition that even harassed and degraded any portion of mankind', the Hindus had become'the most enslaved portion of the human race.' Mill has given the correct quality of Hindu society. But William Jones, in his craze to get knighthood, produced fake Sanskrit manuscripts with the help of his Brahmin tutors and gave a prostituted history. Fabricated Sanskrit manuscripts were produced to make a false claim that ancient Indians knew surgery, physics, and geography. Jones' Manu Smriti was written by him by following Creation Story in the Bible. There was no Manu Smriti available when Jones traced for it because Hindus believed that it was sacrilegious to. write down the sacred text. So Jones himself wrote it by listening to the corrupt narration of Brahmin priests, but heavily based on Biblical Creation account.Jones' Sakuntala was remodeled on the lines of Shakespeare and Klaidasa would not have divided the play into scenes and Act. But it was Mill who correctly said, "Indians dis not possess and never had possessed a high state of civilization." Jones and other Orientalists produced fake manuscripts to show that Indians had an advanced knowledge in science and medicine.