INDIA: Nehru Pipes Down

Ugly was the situation last spring when followers of St. Gandhi won the elections in six Indian provinces under the new Constitution, then refused to become cabinet ministers in the provinces where they had won (TIME, April 12 et ante). Last week His Majesty's Government were glad they had replied to this political boycott by Gandhi's Indian National Congress by simply sitting tight. It was the original contention of Sir Samuel Hoare, chief maker of India's new Constitution when he was Secretary of State for India (TIME, Aug. 12, 1935 et ante),...

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