Item 8 - Telegram from Lord Reading to Edwin Montagu

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MONT II/A/3/27/8


Telegram from Lord Reading to Edwin Montagu


  • 1 Feb. 1922 (Creation)

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(Official.) Continues A3/25/8. The Commissioner, Northern Division, reports that at a meeting at Bardoli [on 29 January], attended by Gandhi and other leaders, a resolution was passed for the non-payment of taxes. This will take effect if approved by an All-India Congress Committee meeting at Surat on 31 January and if no round-table conference is arranged. It is believed that an ultimatum to the Viceroy will be sent on 1 February.


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