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November 26, 2018
Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World

One of the greatest sins Gandhi has been held accountable for in recent years is for either being a rank hypocrite or inconsistent at best. Most particularly with respect to his views on caste and un-touchability. However, in Gandhi’s own words lies his vindication, “My aim is not to be consistent with my previous statements on a given question, but to be consistent with truth as it may present itself to me at a given [...]Read More

October 2, 2018
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is a well-renowned name all around the world for his contribution in the Indian freedom movement.  Popularly known as the Father of the Nation, Gandhi is also called as “Mahatma Gandhi”. People in India fondly call him Bapu too. He had left such an impact over the Indians that he had been the subject of several documentaries, books, and movies. Cinema has tried really hard to portray the life of this historical [...]Read More

October 1, 2018

2nd October, 2018, marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi– or Bapu, as he’s often addressed. Till date, he remains one of India’s most celebrated political figures, despite it being more than 70 years since his demise. However, not everyone remembers Mahatma Gandhi as the much-loved “icon of the poor and the masses”. Gandhi, in his entire lifetime of 78 years, managed to get quite a bit of controversies to his name. Today, we [...]Read More

September 26, 2018

Mahatma Gandhi once said, “The charge had often been made that the Indian was slovenly in his habits and did not keep his house and surroundings clean. . . . But I had some bitter experiences. I saw that I could not so easily count on the help of the community in getting it to do its own duty, as I could in claiming for its rights. At some places, I met with insults, at [...]Read More

September 25, 2017
Speeches of Mahatma Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi – the greatest of leaders, champion of truth and non-violence, father of the nation – has been an inspiration for free men all over the world.  As we approach yet another Gandhi Jayanti (2 October) let us take a look at some of the Mahatma’s most memorable speeches –   Benaras Hindu University Speech (4 February, 1916) – “If we are to receive self-government, we shall have to take it… freedom loving as [...]Read More

September 22, 2017
essay on mahatma gandhi

The birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi (Gandhi Jayanti) is celebrated on 2nd October as a national event across India. This day is observed across the world as International Day of Non-violence. Mahatma Gandhi contributed tirelessly and selflessly in India’s freedom struggle for Independence. Mahatma Gandhi’s ideals were satya (truth) and ahimsa (non violence). Through his philosophy of truth and non-violence he paved the way for India Independence from Britishers. Mahatma Gandhi was called as the [...]Read More

September 18, 2017
Famous Quotes of Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi was the tallest leader of the Indian independence movement. He played a crucial role in enabling India to win independence from the British rule. At a time when other nations had launched violent struggles to free themselves from foreign rule, Mahatma Gandhi followed the path of non-violence, ultimately winning the nation independence without shedding a drop of blood. Gandhi became a source for freedom struggle and civil rights movements across the globe. Mahatma [...]Read More

September 16, 2017
gandhi irwin pact

Gandhi-Irwin Pact was signed on March 5, 1931, between Mahatma Gandhi and Lord Irwin, who was at the time the Viceroy of India. It was a political agreement that was signed before the second Round Table Conference. Background of the Gandhi-Irwin Pact? Between March and April 1930, Mahatma Gandhi had initiated the Salt Satyagrah or the salt march to produce salt from the sea water in the coastal village of Dandi. The march was the [...]Read More

January 30, 2017
Remembering Mahatma Gandhi

In the turbulent times we live in today, the question is both pertinent and relevant. He was a frail man of 78 years as he walked the final steps of his life, towards a prayer meeting, when a misguided fanatical assassin pumped three bullets into the Mahatma. The man who shot Mahatma Gandhi is irrelevant but what is of relevance is his failure to silence the man who inspired an entire nation to come together [...]Read More

October 2, 2014
Modi Launches Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

“Cleanliness is next to Godliness”. Today is 2nd October. Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary. Today is also Mahashtami. Indeed a perfect and an auspicious day to launch a big campaign by our PM Narendra Modi. Mahatma Gandhi once said, “Be the change you want to see in the world”. Today, whole of India is saying “Swachh Bharat”, with all Government employees, organizations, trade associations and religious bodies, along with the nation taking oath with our ever-inspiring PM for [...]Read More

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