Jinnah’s letter to Subhash Chander Bose
Copy Of the letter of Mr. M. A. Jinnah,
the President of the All India Muslim League addressed
to Mr. S. Bose, the President of the All India Congress Committee.
Bombay, 5th June 1938,
Dear Mr. Bose,
- • I am enclosing herewith the unanimous opinion of the Executive Council of the All India Muslim League as ,promised by me in my letter dated the -16th of May with reference to the note given to me by you on behalf of the Congress and your letter of the 15th of May 1938. . . .
Yours sincerely (Sd.)
- A. JINNAH.
Resolution No. 1. I The Executive Council of the All India Muslim League has considered the· note ‘handed over by the President Mr. S. Bose on behalf of the Congress to Mr. Jinnah the President of the All India Muslim League on the 14th May and his letter of the 15th May 1938 and . find that it is not possible for the All India Muslim League to treat or negotiate with the . Congress the question of Hindu-Muslim settlement except on the basis that the Muslim League is the authoritative and representative organisation of the Mussalmans of India.
Resolution No 2. , The Council have also considered the letter of Mr. Gandhi dated the 22nd 1~ay 1938 and are of opinion that it is not desirable to include any Muslim in the personnel of the proposed Committee that may be appointed by the Congress.
Resolution No. 3. The Executive Council wish to make it clear that it is the declared policy of the All India Muslim League that all other minorities should have their rights and interests safeguarded so as to create a sense of security among’st them and win their confidence and the . All India Muslim League will consult the representatives of such minorities and any other interest as may be involved, when necessary.