Item 4 - Telegram from Lord Chelmsford to Edwin Montagu

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MONT II/A/2/15/4


Telegram from Lord Chelmsford to Edwin Montagu


  • 20 Aug. 1919 (Creation)

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The High Court has plenary powers under letters patent, and no executive Government can interfere. But the action of the Court has created no excitement, and Chelmsford does not believe it unwise. Even if the Court finds the pleaders guilty, it will probably merely issue a warning. It is unsafe to regard satyagraha is a thing of the past, as Gandhi threatens to revive it.


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