EST. 1903 - Presenting global influential leaders from business, labour, education & government through events
Hunter, Colonel F. Fraser
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How the economic crisis in the Western world has dimmed interest in Indian affairs. A discussion of Mr. Gandhi and his role and effect in India. Lord Irwin's opinion of Mr. Gandhi. Recent events in India. The Simon Commission. The speaker's views of Mr. Gandhi. The status of British pledges with regard to India. The weakness of the present position in India. The destruction of the British will to rule in India. Various opinions about what should be done in India. Moslem control of the six great Northern Provinces. Religious and racial division within India. Territorial rearrangements now under discussion in London. The probability of civil war. Problems in a Federated India. The Country League in India gaining political influence. Objects aims, intentions, influence and programme of this League. The Round Table Conference. India now at the parting of the ways. Some concluding speculations as to what might or could happen in India. The whole philosophy of Western history and culture now undergoing in India the supreme and ultimate test of its practical value.