INDIA: Shames

The method of St. Gandhi is always to put a clawlike finger as publicly as possible upon whatever he thinks Britons are most ashamed of.

Last week he wrote to Viceroy Baron Irwin asking an investigation of the wholesale British-Indian police beatings of men, women and children who have taken part in non-violent Gandhite parades.

Lord Irwin's reply, not made public last week, was said by St. Gandhi to be a refusal, "curt and official."

Other things which the abstemious little brown man thinks Britons are ashamed of are the laws forbidding Indians to make...

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