INDIA: Second Try

Unshaken by his first failure to break the Indian deadlock (TIME, July 16), Viceroy Lord Wavell would try again. Last week, he emplaned for London to try to figure out with the Labor Government a new way to crack the old problem.

This time there was a chance of a more realistic proposal. The highest hurdle to communal agreement between Hindus (256 million) and Moslems (92 million) has been the Moslem League's demand for Pakistan (a separate Moslem state). Before he departed, the Viceroy made a decisive move to clarify this befogged subject:...

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