INDIA: Moppet Marriage?

Gladsome in Bombay last week a wealthy 60-year-old Hindu, reported just rejuvenated by Dr. Voronoff, invited guests to the celebration of his marriage with a girl of 13. Rejoiced the old bridegroom: "As the night approaches I feel as young as my sweet bride!"

Instantly 65-year-old Mahatma Gandhi reached for his pad of telegraph blanks, sent out a circular wire to leaders of the Indian National Congress, demanding a general mobilization of protest "since this child is unquestionably unfit to marry a man of such ripe years." Hindu reporters, most of whom have a sneaking sympathy for such...

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