To R. Palme Dutt, half-Swedish, half-Hindu Communist pundit, who is
opposing Leopold S. Amery, Secretary of State for India, in Britain's
general election, came felicitations from an eminent Indian
wellwisher. Newly released after three years in jail, Pandit
Jawaharlal Nehru, Hindu nationalist, paused briefly in Bombay to wire
Dutt luck on his pluck. Dutt's chances of election: virtually nil.
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