29 MARCH 1930, Page 3

Mr. Gandhi is obtaining little support for " civil disobedience."

The All-India Congress Committee left the decision about starting disobedience to Provincial committees and it is poisible that this involves another postponement of the official date when the " non-violent " revolution is to begin. Conditions seem favourable to Mr. Gandhi only in the Bombay Presidency, where there is industrial unrest. Probably his position has been weakened by the decision of the Government not to arrest him when he left Ahmedabad. The arrest of Mr. Sen dupta, Mayor of Caleutta, and the sentence passed on him suggest that the Government's restraint in Mr. Gandhi's case is due to strength and confidence;