Organizational Behaviour Theory

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As to the North-West Frontier Province, it is painful to note that the RoyalCommissioners have practically denied that the people of this province haveany right to reform. They fall far short of the Bray Committee, and theCouncil recommended by them is merely a screen to hide the autocracy of the Chief Commissioner. The inherent right of the Afghan to light a cigarette iscurtailed merely because he happens to be living in a powder house. The RoyalCommissioners' epigrammatic argument is pleasant enough, but far fromconvincing. Political reform is light, not fire; and to light every human beingis entitled, whether he happens to live in a powder house or a coal mine. Brave,shrewd, and determined to suffer for his legitimate aspirations, the Afghan issure to resent any attempt to deprive him of opportunities of full self-development. To keep such a people contented is in the best interest of bothEngland and India. What has recently happened in that unfortunate province isthe result of a step-motherly treatment shown to the people since theintroduction of the principle of self-government in the rest of India. I onlyhope that British statesmanship will not obscure its view of the situation byhoodwinking itself into the belief that the present unrest in the province is dueto any extraneous causes.The recommendation for the introduction of a measure of reform in the North-West Frontier Province made in the Government of India's despatch isalso unsatisfactory. No doubt, the despatch goes farther than the SimonReport in recommending a sort of representative Council and a semi-representative cabinet,...