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Tea-The Imperatives of an Agreement

jails have never been fuller. Certainly, under the British, deaths from police firings were not exactly few and far between; but they were a piffle compared to the frequency and intensity of the firings taking place now. And while during individual periods, for example, during the phase of the non- co-operation movement in the early 1920s or the civil disobedience in the early 1930s, the number of those imprisoned could have been greater, if the number of prisoners were to be weighted by the length of their incarceration, the record of the present government in New Delhi would surpass what the British were ever able to achieve in this country.

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