Interview to the Tokyo Correspondent of the Italian Newspaper Messagi Ra

The intention behind the appointment of Lord Wavell as the Viceroy is to increase the repression in India. Through this a military dictatorship has been established in India.

Nevertheless this will only result in pouring oil on the fire of hatred which is rising in India against the British. Indians who are at present engaged in passive resistance are prepared to take active part in any armed resistance that might be started.

After the starting of the present Soviet-German War, the number of people who sympathise with the Communist Party in India has dwindled. The reason for this is the decision of the Indian Communist Party to collaborate with Britain, the ally of the Soviet Union.