The vast majority of conservative publications opposed the bill's passage, on the grounds both that it was an unacceptable expansion of federal power and that the "mobocratic
" and "unruly" civil rights agitators were in effect advocating for socialism.
Sardar Patel will continue to re-invoke along with the Gandhi's Legacy the still under-articulated democratic motifs like the clash between the National integration Vs Regional autonomy, Centralization Vs Postnational decentralization, public sphere Vs counterpublic spheres, secular Vs anti secular, constitutional Vs congregational, and Democratic Ideals Vs Mobocratic
Thus, then, by the operation of this mobocratic
spirit, which all must admit, is now abroad in the land, the strongest bulwark of any Government, and particularly of those constituted like ours, may effectually be broken down and destroyed--I mean the attachment of the People.