December, 1931: "Gandhi in England invades mill area - India's Mahatma braves wrath of Lancashire workers impoverished by his campaign." Gandhi and entourage arrive at Darwen, Lancashire/UK; surrounded by crowd Gandhi gives a broadcast statement; Gandhi leaving by car; broadcast statement while leaving from Folkstone; travelling by boat to France; surrounded by crowd on railway platform; greeted by Parisians while leaving by train for Switzerland
Short Message at Darwen (UK)
Gandhi, on his way to visit the textile mills at Darwen, Lancashire (UK), by being asked to give a short message to the people, said in October 1931:
Journalist: "He would just like to say a few words."
Gandhi: "You are going to tell the other children that I love you all as my own children. That's all I want to say. Finished, I finished my speech."
Journalist: "You have. (laughter) . . . that he loves all the children of the world."
Gandhi: "He didn't say that. (laughter) I say: But I love you all the children as my own."
Farewell from France
By leaving France for Switzerland Gandhi said on December 6, 1931:
"I carry with me the pleasantest recollection of many happy friendships…."
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