INDIA: Coming Struggle

Dominant political party of India is the Indian National Congress. It boasts a paid-up membership of 4,500,000 (yearly party fee: 9ç), puts on spectacular demonstrations, governs, through the seats it holds in the provincial legislatures, nine of the eleven provinces of British India.* Periodically it scares British governors with threats of boycotts and passive resistance campaigns.

Biggest Congress personality is 69-year-old Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Politically astute as well as religiously ascetic. Saint Gandhi has long been a virtual Congress dictator, his word being law and his selection of party officials final.


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