HC Deb 28 July 1924 vol 176 cc1733-4
6. Lieut. - Colonel HOWARD - BURY

asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether he has anything to add with regard to the Sirajganj resolution passed by the Swarajist party; and whether the Government adhere to their policy with regard to this matter?


The answer to the first part of the question is in the negative. To the second part, I can only reply that no policy in regard to this matter has been advocated by the Government of India, by whose recommendations my noble Friend is content to be guided.

Lieut. - Colonel HOWARD - BURY

Does the glorification and laborious eulogy of Mr. Das as being a saintly person denote a change of policy on the part of His Majesty's Government, and is the hon. Gentleman aware that the Secretary of State's recent utterance has made not only him but Mr. Das an object of ridicule throughout India?


There is no indication of a change of policy on the part of the Government.