Foreign News: 1000 Reasons

No ruler of an Indian State, no Indian statesman, Indian ecclesiastic or Indian businessman of standing came out last week in favor of the Simon Report (TIME, June 30). With virtual unanimity the Indian people, in so far as they are articulate, appeared to reject it. Speaking for imprisoned St. Gandhi, who was not allowed by the British to say anything, Acting Leader Pandit Motilal Nehru said quietly: "We simply shall not pay the slightest heed to the Simon Report."

In London the press naturally took a favorable tone toward Sir John Simon's well...

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