HC Deb 22 October 1942 vol 383 cc2092-3
57. Sir William Davison

asked the Secretary of State for India whether he has any information to show how far the unanimous approval accorded by Congress to the decisions of Mr. Gandhi in connection with the recent constitutional offer was the result of free discussion and voting or whether it was arrived at by the exercise of pressure?

Mr. Amery

I have no information as to how the deliberations of the Congress Working Committee were conducted. It would appear from his subsequent action that Mr. Rajagopalachari must have dissented.

Sir W. Davison

Are not the decisions of Mr. Gandhi submitted to Congress in the form of resolutions for unanimous approval in the same way that the decisions of Hitler are submitted to the Reichstag for unanimous approval?