[3] Why social reform is necessary for economic reform

[1:] Let me now turn to the Socialists. Can the Socialists ignore the problem arising out of the social order? The Socialists of India, following their fellows in Europe, are seeking to apply the economic interpretation of history to the facts of India. They propound that man is an economic creature, that his activities and … Continue reading [3] Why social reform is necessary for economic reform

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[2] Why social reform is necessary for political reform

[1:] The path of social reform, like the path to heaven (at any rate, in India), is strewn with many difficulties. Social reform in India has few friends and many critics. The critics fall into two distinct classes. One class consists of political reformers, and the other of the Socialists. [2:] It was at one … Continue reading [2] Why social reform is necessary for political reform

[1] Introduction—why I am an unlikely President for this Conference-

[1:] Friends, I am really sorry for the members of the Jat-Pat-Todak Mandal who have so very kindly invited me to preside over this Conference. I am sure they will be asked many questions for having selected me as the President. The Mandal will be asked to explain as to why it has imported a man … Continue reading [1] Introduction—why I am an unlikely President for this Conference-