India and the League

A motion introduced in the Legislative Assembly at Calcutta by Sir Deva Prasad Sarvadhikary, advocating withdrawal by India from the League of Nations, was withdrawn after several members had pointed out the good work that the League was doing in Japan, China, Persia.

Attempts to destroy the Black Hole Monument in Calcutta culminated in numerous arrests after conflict with the police.

The monument, a large pillar, was erected to the memory of 117 employees of the East India Company who died from suffocation in 1756 when Surajah Dowlah,...

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