INDIA: Next to Godliness?

INDIA Next to Godliness?

Prime Minister Nehru likes cleanliness. At a session of the governing committee of the All-India Congress Party in New Delhi last week, Nehru got annoyed at the way members threw banana skins on the floor. Quick-tempered Mr. Nehru got off his platform, and while lecturing members on cleanliness, picked up the skins, put them in trash baskets.

A few days later, Nehru tried to start another cleanup. Part of the Indian press, said he, is dirty, indulges in "vulgarity, indecency and falsehood." To teach it manners, Nehru proposed an amendment to India's constitution that would impose severe restrictions...