INDIA: Violence & Soul Force

Throughout India, the land of Gandhi's satyagraha (peaceful soul force), a tide of violence was on the rise. Never far be neath the surface since January's Bombay riots, in which hundreds of people were killed, it broke again with a sudden and terrible fury in the blaze of India's consuming summer heat.

At dawn, in the sweltering, smoky railway center of Kharagpur, near Calcutta, a locomotive chugged to a stop outside the station to discharge workers. Suddenly, a mob of 200 railroad strikers was upon it. Beating the driver and fireman to a...

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