INDIA: Double Noncooperation

The British Raj last week gave one of India's leading statesmen a resounding rebuff. Gaunt, distinguished Chakravarti Rajagopalachariar ("C. R.") has been the outstanding Indian exponent of all-out Indian effort against Japan (TIME, Nov. 2, et ante).

It has long been a cardinal principle of the Raj that Hindu-Moslem agreement is necessary before independence can be granted to India. No one has worked harder for such agreement than C. R., a Hindu and member of the Indian National Congress party. Recently he interviewed Moslem League President Mohammed AH Jinnah, felt that the results...

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