Gandhiji's timely clarification of his advice to Sind Hindus has
heartened them to face the future with courage and fortitude. Asked
to clarify his advice that Sind Hindus should migrate in the event
of partition, Gandhiji told Bhai Pratap Dayaldas of Hyderabad who
met him at New Delhi:
"I said that you should suffer bravely, but non-violently unto death. But if you cannot do that and must take a disgraceful surrender of all including honour, your womenfolk and religion, in that case, the only and safe proper course for you to take is migration, not singly, but of all the Hindus and other non-Muslims."