INDIA: Partnership with Imperialism?

The new Constitution, given to India mainly by Sir Samuel Hoare when he was Secretary of State for India (TIME, Aug. 12, 1935, et ante), was tested in its first trial-by-ballot last week. The voting was in what an ignoramus might call "only provincial elections" but several of the Indian provinces involved are each as large as Italy. Out of 350,000,000 people who inhabit India, some 35,000,000 cast the votes counted last week and of these about 6,000,000 were women. It was the claim of Mother Britain, voiced in her London Times,...

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