INDIA: Nehru Out

Few Indian leaders have fought so hard, spent so much of their personal fortune, endured such jail sentences in the cause of Indian nationalism as has Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Harrow- and Cambridge-educated Hindu Brahmin lawyer. Although calling himself a Socialist, Pandit Nehru has long played ball with Mahatma M. K. Gandhi's group of Rightists controlling the Indian National Congress, has compromised repeatedly, has twice been elected to the Congress presidency.

Last week Pandit Nehru refused any longer to compromise. Shortly after the recent re-election to the Congress presidency of Subhas Chander Bose,...

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