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Moslems and Hindus, Punjab.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — India – in the House of Commons on 9th October 1924.

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Photo of Colonel Charles Yate Colonel Charles Yate , Melton


asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether his attention has been called to the virulence of the vernacular papers in the Punjab which has been instrumental in increasing the communal tension between Muslims and Hindus that has led to so many outbreaks and deaths of late at Delhi, Kohat, and elsewhere; and whether the Secretary of State will now consider the question of the responsibility imposed upon the Government of India by the repeal of the Press Act?