INDIA: Naked to Buckingham Palace

Truculent, wearing red shirts, a group of Indian Communists confronted St. Gandhi at Karachi last week, began to upbraid him for "betraying India" by his pact with the Viceroy (TIME, March 16).

Gently but in moving words the Mahatma answered. Little by little he set the Communists to sniveling, some even sobbing aloud.

"You say I have betrayed India," began Mr. Gandhi. "I shall not complain if you beat me. I have no bodyguard. God alone keeps vigil over me. Some men think me crazy and a fool because of my love for my...

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