HC Deb 24 March 1903 vol 120 cc55-6

To ask the Secretary of State for India, with regard to the remission of interest for three years on loans advanced by the Government of India to Princes of the Native States, enabling them to extend relief to their famine stricken subjects, as arranged by the Governor General at the Delhi Durbar, will H.H. the Nizam share in that concession in respect of the 141 lakhs of the Berar Loans mentioned in paragraph 5 of the Government of India's Despatch of 28th April, 1902, and in other passages of Parliamentary Papers issued in December last.

(Answered by Secretary Lord George Hamilton.) The arrangements announced at the Durbar did not provide for any alteration in the financial relations recently established between the Government of India and the Nizam in respect of Berar.