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A Bad Slip

This week's communal disturbances in Calcutta, in which eleven persons were killed and a hundred injured, have understandably caused much anxiety, and not in Calcutta or Bengal alone. The matter has been raised in Parliament and in the Punjab Assembly. When incidents like these occur anywhere, involving a minority community, the natural reaction of the community concerned is to suspect the impartiality of the local administration, and the police particularly.

 

This week's communal disturbances in Calcutta, in which eleven persons were killed and a hundred injured, have understandably caused much anxiety, and not in Calcutta or Bengal alone. The matter has been raised in Parliament and in the Punjab Assembly. When incidents like these occur anywhere, involving a minority community, the natural reaction of the community concerned is to suspect the impartiality of the local administration, and the police particularly.

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