15 FEBRUARY 1930, Page 16

[To the Editor of the SrEersroa.] Sra,—It is a matter

for sincere gratification that in the turmoil and confusion that prevail with regard to India there should be some leaders and guiders of public opinion in England who take a balanced and optimistic view. Let me be permitted to congratulate you on your article, and to assure you that there are many thoughtful men who appreciate your effort to bridge the gulf between the two countries.

In co-operation and conjoint work, and not in sabre-rattling, on either side lies the hope of the future. People in England can hardly realize the immense mischief that is being caused by such outbursts as appear in certain British organs.—I am,