INDIA: Bolus

The British Government offered an administrative bolus to its No. i political ward case—India. From his palace in New Delhi, Field Marshal Viscount Wavell, Viceroy of India, broadcast a new proposal to break the country's three-year political deadlock and put her "on the road to self-government." In London, Leopold Amery, Secretary of State for India, announced the proposal to an approving Parliament. High points: <J All posts in India's Executive Council —the equivalent of a national cabinet —will henceforth be filled by Indians—except those of Viceroy and the Commander in Chief (who sits as defense minister). This means that...

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