From The Past Pages Of Dawn: 1948: Seventy-five years ago: Gandhi's fast.

CALCUTTA -- The motion of the Premier Dr P.C. Ghosh was ... adopted [by] the West Bengal Assembly unanimously expressing its great concern at the news of the fast undertaken from today [Jan 13] by Mr Gandhi for an indefinite period with a view to bringing about Hindu Muslim unity. ... The assembly appealed to the people to endeavour more vigorously towards immediate establishment of goodwill between communities which would not necessitate the continuance of the fast by Mr Gandhi.

[As reported from Delhi,] A strong impression is held in certain quarters here that Mr Gandhi's decision to go on a fast has been...

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