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His Highness was impressed with the justness of this demand of the Sindhis and is said to have suggested that a regular campaign be launched asking the Government of India to wipe off the Barrage debt completely as had been done in the case of the debts of certain other Provinces. He further suggested that the Press in Sind should help the "No Barrage Debt" movement by educating public opinion on the inequitableness of the basis on which the repayment of the Barrage debt had been calculated. He said that all parties should make it a national question, that the whole of Sind should back it up with one voice. The Ministry should stake everything on the successful solution of the problem and resign if their voice should be unheard, and nobody should come forward to take up the Ministry's place.
"Sind," His Highness observed, "is the gateway India and the
whole of India should see that Sindhis get all opportunities of
healthy growth to manhood and not be crippled in their infancy
with a heavy debt burden, which is totally impossible
for them to pay off." The just demand of the Sindhis in this
respect was later very largely met by the British Government owing to the
efforts and influence of His Royal Highness Aga Khan III.