Vol. 2, No. 12, March 1942

“Cripps– Early Reactions in India”

  • “The Indian press unanimously endorse the choice of Sir Stafford Cripps as mediator between Britain and India. Some Nationalists papers criticized Britain for not publishing the text of Cripps’ proposals.”
  • Includes selections from: Times of India, Amrita Bazar Patrika, Bombay Chronicle, Nehru, the All India Students’ Federation, the Chamber of Indian Princes and the Indian National Congress

“American Supply Mission to India”

  • Notes that the creation of the mission (the Johnson mission) received “general approval in India.” The Eastern Group Supply Council stated: “a fresh survey of India’s potentialities by those who can rapidly assess the assistance which the United States could give to developing production in India should prove of inestimable value.”