February 11th, 2013
The British Government has ordered the confiscation of the book entitled, ‘The Awakening of Asia’…and two pamphlets i.e. Yugantar and the Day of the Martyr, published by the Ghadr party. They have been excited by the pen. When they see the sword out of the sheath they will give up their consciousness.

From a translation of an article from The Hindustan Ghadr (October 15, 1920), by an official with the British Raj

[Discovered in an archive in Ottawa, Canada, by my colleague Irina Spector-Marx.]

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