Association Government Powerful Vehicles Expressing Cultivating Khailafat Threatened

Liberty of speech.. liberty of the press… freedom of association. The Government of India … trying to crush the three vehicles of…


(i) Gandhi made the above statement in 1922.
(ii) Government was trying to repress the national movement in India. They did not want colonial misrule to be reported and wanted to throttle nationalist criticism. They resorted to persecution (Tilak imprisoned in 1908, Punjab revolutionaries disported in 1907), to suppress widespread protests in India by passing Acts like the Vernacular Press Act in 1878.