For a World of Peace and Nonviolence!

CHRONOLOGY 1943

1943

January

12

Jaikrishna P. Bhansali  gave up fast following agreement with the Central Provinces Government.

1943

January

26

On the occasion of  Independence Day, Gandhi repledged himself.

1943

January

29

In letter to Lord  Linlithgow, conveyed his intention to go on "fast according to capacity after the  early morning breakfast on February 9".

1943

February

7

In letter to Sir John  Gilbert Laithwaite, suggested that his entire correspondence with Government, beginning  with his letter dated August 14, should be published.

1943

February

8

In letter to Viceroy,  declined Government’s offer to release him for the duration of his proposed fast.

1943

February

10

Began his 21-day fast.

1943

February

21

Interview to S.A.  Brelvi.

1943

February

23

Discussion with Horace  G. Alexander.

1943

March

3

Gandhi broke the fast  at 9.34 a.m.

1943

May

4

In letter to M.A.  Jinnah, thanked him for his reported invitation to write to him and suggested  "meeting face to face rather than talking through correspondence".

1943

May

27

In letter to Sir  Richard tottenham, expressed regret over Government’s refusal to forward his letter  to M.A. Jinnah.

1943

July

15

Handed to  Suprintendent, Detention Camp, detailed reply to Government publication, Congress  Responsibility for the Disturbances, 1942-43.

1943

July

16

In letter to Sir  Richard Tottenham, refuted remours that he had written to Viceroy withdrawing A.I.C.C.  resolution of August 8, 1942.

1943

September

27

In letter to Lord  Linlithgow , said "Of all the high functionaries I have had the honour of knowing,  none had been the cause of such deep sorrow to me as you have been."

1943

October

26

In letter to Sir  Richard Tottenham, said that a tribunal should go into the charges against Congress.

1943

November

18

Talk with Mirabehn  about dangerous animals, snakes, etc.

1943

December

7

Talk with Nirmala and  Devdas Gandhi.

1943

December

9

Talk with Devdas  Gandhi, Manorama Mashruwala, Ramabehn Parekh and Madhavdas Kapadia.

1943

December

29

In letter to Agatha  Harrison, Gandhi said "…I am the same man as you have known me…Truth and  non-violence remain my sheet-anchor as never before."