INDIA: Rule, Riots & Rain

Nearly 2,000 people were injured, more than 200 killed in India last week as a result of fierce riots in the north (Peshawar), east (Rangoon and Dacca), west (Bombay), and in the centre (Lucknow).

"Self-Government." Always somewhat emotional, Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald said last week apropos of India:

"There must be no deflection from the goal of self-government! The British Empire can only survive the fate of its predecessors, which crashed inevitably as the circumstances which created them passed away, if it can adapt itself to the new needs of an ever-changing world."...

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