INDIA: National Week

Last week observers noted the following steps in Mahatma Gandhi's campaign of open violation of the British salt monopoly in India, his policy of passive resistance to the British Raj:

¶ On the 11th anniversary of the Amritsar Massacre (when over 300 Indian men and women were shot down by British troops) half a million natives gathered on the beach near Bombay to scoop up water, extract forbidden salt by evaporation. Towards evening a huge, blood-red papier-mache monster, symbolizing the salt tax, was dumped into the...

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