INDIA: C. R. Follows Cripps

C.R. Follows Cripps

When Sir Stafford Cripps left India three weeks ago he felt that, although his mission had technically failed, his visit had not been in vain. For the first time ever, there was hope that India's two great political bodies, the Indian National Congress party and the Moslem League, might get closer together. Last week Sir Stafford heard cheering news.

An outstanding Congress party member who favored accepting Britain's offer is slender, intellectual Chakravarti Rajago-palachariar ("C.R." for short), Congress leader in Madras. Last week, as Madras calmed down after its first panic before the Japanese terror, C.R.'s section of Congress...

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