INDIA: More Moharram

"Everything is relative," cabled the New York Times's Editor Frederick T. Birchall from London last week, "and the British remember what few outsiders realize, that the population of India is more than 350,000,000. Moreover these disturbances between Moslems and Hindus occur annually at the Moslem festival of Moharram (New Year) which as an occasion provocative of rowdyisms is comparable to the anniversary of the Battle of the Boyne in Ireland a generation ago.*

"These disturbances are matters solely between the Moslem and Hindu populations, not affecting the white residents directly, and might...

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