INDIA: March-to-the-Sea

Early one morning last week Mahatma Gandhi, wizened, sainted patron of Indian Independence, arose from his couch in the Sabarmarti Ashram, his settlement outside Ahmadabad, wrapped in cloth around his spidery loins, took the high road for Jalalpur, 150 miles away on the Gulf of Cambay in the centre of India's western seaboard. With him proceeded 79 followers— one Christian, two Moslems, the rest Hindus. It was a mission of profoundest significance to Indian Nationalists, for when, after 20 days, the little legion should arrive in Jalalpur,...

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