INDIA: I & My Government

Lean Lord Willingdon, Viceroy of India, rode to the Council House at New Delhi beneath a gold umbrella last week, opened India's Legislative Assembly with these words:

"I and my government are determined to use to the full the resources of the State in fighting and defeating a movement which would otherwise remain a perpetual menace to orderly government and individual liberty."

As Lord Willingdon well knew, Indian Nationalists were celebrating the third anniversary of St. Gandhi's declaration of independence. The Mahatma himself, rewarded for his good behavior in jail by permission...

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