HC Deb 21 July 1924 vol 176 cc849-50
48. Mr. RHYS

asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether his attention has been called to the serious state of unrest and discontent among the Sikhs in the Punjab; and, if so, to what cause does he attribute it?


The situation as regards certain sections of the Sikhs in the Punjab has long been under the serious consideration of the Indian authorities and my Noble Friend. I fear that it would not be possible to explain the causes to which unrest or discontent is due within the limits of an answer to the question.


Has not the unrest been considerably accentuated by the attitude of the Secretary of State on communal representation as expressed in his letter?


That is a matter of opinion.