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Asylums in India


It is just two years since the attention of the Association was directed to the condition of Indian asylums and the defects in their management. Since that time the subject has not been lost sight of, and it is now most gratifying to find that the Government of India has taken it seriously in hand. It was a fortunate occurrence that before Lord Curzon left England to assume his duties as Viceroy the requirements of Indian asylums were brought under his notice. He promised to look into the matter immediately on his arrival in India. Through a mutual friend Dr. McDowall was able to bring his presidential address under the notice of Lord Curzon. Whether owing to that fact or not, we now see the beginning of the reforms so urgently required.

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