INDIA: Peace Terms

The long awaited "peace terms" offered by Mahatma Gandhi to the British Government were duly forwarded by Viceroy Lord Irwin to London last week. Nationalist demands were reported to be simply: "Give us Dominion status and we will abandon the civil disobedience campaign."

To foreign observers this demand seemed modest enough. The British Government has continually implied that it was maintaining India in tutelage only until she could be educated to Dominion-hood. But the British lion last week roared his amazement at St. Gandhi's "diabolically...

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