10 MAY 1930, Page 2

In 'towns so far apart as Peshawar, Karachi, Bombay, Howrah

(just across the river from Calcutta) and Delhi, there has been serious rioting—the tinder of mob violence to which the arrest of Mr. Gandhi has applied the spark. On Tuesday, the police in Howrah came in for some rough handling, 'many trains were stoned and at several points telegraph wires were cut. Some fifty arrests were made, and for the time being all public meetings have been prohibited. At Delhi on Tuesday demonstrators attacked the chief police officials, who were compelled to fire on the mob, using buckshot. * *