GANDHI -SAROJINI NAIDU CORRESPONDENCE
Sarojini Naidu to Gandhiji, September 2, 1928
Letter from Sarojini
Naidu to Gandhiji, September 2, 1928
2 September, 1928.
The conquering hero has just left for Simla, no doubt, to
consolidate his victory. Everyone made some sacrifice at the All Parties'
Conference and mine apparently, and to my great discomfort and inconvenience,
was my pair of spectacles! I am therefore handicapped in reading and writing,
being dependent only on the unsteady assistance of my lunettes!
I am starting on my great adventure on the 12th as you know and being somewhat
sentimental in my declining years, I propose to make a flying journey to bid
farewell to someone in Sabarmati - if that someone will keep an hour or two free
on the eighth. I shall probably reach Ahmedabad on the night of the
seventh via Agra and I am sure Saralaben will give me a bed.
I shall wire of course to confirm the date. I am like a snail carrying my house
on my back - all my luggage for the new world is with me and consists
actually of three packages less than I have for my Indian journey. Commend my
You know all about the Lucknow proceedings... but perhaps I might be able to
give you "behind the scenes" information better than most people
having been very actively concerned in the Green Room proceedings as well as on
the actual stage!!
From: SN 13507