INDIA: If I Were Dictator

What should have been a week of triumph and hope for India was a week of confusion, riots, petty bickerings and incredible irrelevancies.

Things were so bad that Mohandas Gandhi devoted his weekly day of silence, when he usually gets a rest from the questions*that pour in from all over India, to fuming and fretting over the big question of Congress cooperation in an interim government.

Next day he successfully talked the Working Committee of the Congress Party (of which he is the boss, though not a member) into paying more attention to the crumbs than to the cake of freedom,...

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