TITLE

What Happened at Delhi?

PUB. DATE
June 1942
SOURCE
New Republic;6/1/42, Vol. 106 Issue 22, p760
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the failure of British government's mission to India headed by Stafford Cripps. Failure of the British government to offer a direct appeal to emotions of the common man; Objection to the provision that may allow autocratic princes to nominate unrepresentative delegations to the Constituent Assembly, raised by the British offer; Emergence of the claim that Britain must retain power in order to protect minorities.
ACCESSION #
14690126

 

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