Present Political Situation in India
Forthcoming Report of the Civil Disobedience
Two developments, one current and the other anticipated, are again focusing world attention upon India. The first is the resumption by Mahatma Gandhi of his campaign of civil disobedience against the British government. The second is the report of the Simon Commission which has been inquiring into the working of the Indian constitution of 1919 and whose findings are soon to be submitted to the British Parliament.
Gandhi is one of the leaders of the National Indian (or Congress) Party which, in turn, is one of the nine groups or parties now at work in British India. At the annual meeting of the National Congress in December, 1928, Gandhi's group by a vote of 1358 to ...