§ 1. Colonel WEDGWOOD
asked the Secretary of State for India whether he will give an assurance that Berar and its inhabitants shall not be ceded back to His Highness the Nizam or withdrawn from British India without the consent of the inhabitants?
§ The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for INDIA (Mr. Butler)
In the discussions at present proceeding between the Government of India and His Exalted Highness the Nizam the handing over of the administration of Berar to the Government of His Exalted Highness has not been contemplated by either party.