Post Prayer Speech 1947-11-25

By

Mahatma Gandhi

BROTHERS AND SISTERS,

Today I want to tell you something about the refugees from Pakistan. But the difficulty is whether they should be called refugees. Some persons met me yesterday and asked me why I was referring to them as refugees. In a way they are right because those who seek shelter are known as sharanarthi—refugees. They said they had been driven here by their troubles, but why should they seek anybodys

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