Gandhism
Gandhism is a body of ideas and principles that describes the inspiration, vision and the life work of Mahatma Gandhi. It is particularly associated with his contributions to the idea of nonviolent re...
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Gandhian economics
Gandhian economics is a school of economic thought based on the spiritual and socio-economic principles expounded by Indian leader Mohandas Gandhi. It is largely characterised by rejection of the conc...
Swadeshi
The Swadeshi movement, part of the Indian independence movement and the developing Indian nationalism, was an economic strategy aimed at removing the British Empire from power and improving economic c...
Sarvodaya
Sarvodaya (Devanagari: सर्वोदय, Gujarati: સર્વોદય) is a term meaning 'universal uplift' or 'progress of all'. The term was first coined by Mahatma Gandhi as the title of his 1908 translation of John R...
Purna Swaraj
The Purna Swaraj declaration, or Declaration of the Independence of India was promulgated by the Indian National Congress on 26 January 1930, resolving the Congress and Indian nationalists to fight fo...
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Swaraj
Swaraj (Hindi: swa- "self", raj "rule") can mean generally self-governance or "self-rule", and was used synonymous with "home-rule" by Mahatma Gandhi but the word usually refers to Gandhi's concept f...
Quit India speech
The Quit India speech is a speech made by Mahatma Gandhi on August 8, 1942, on the eve of the Quit India movement. He called for determined, but passive resistance that signified the certitude that Ga...
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Quit India Movement
The Quit India Movement (Hindi: भारत छोड़ो आन्दोलन Bhārat Chhodo Āndolan), or the India August Movement (August Kranti), was a civil disobedience movement launched in India on 8 August 1942 by Mo...
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Bardoli Satyagraha
The Bardoli Satyagraha of 1928, in the state of Gujarat, India during the period of the British Raj, was a major episode of civil disobedience and revolt in the Indian Independence Movement. The move...
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Tamilaruvi Manian
Tamilaruvi Manian (Tamil: தமிழருவி மணியன்) is a politician from Tamil Nadu. He is the writer and well known speaker in Tamil. Because of his oratory skills the former chief minister of Tamil Nadu ...
Non-possession
Non-possession is a philosophy that holds that no one or anything possesses anything. It is one of the principles of Satyagraha, a philosophical system based on various religious and philosophical tra...
Bhoodan movement
The Bhoodan Movement (Hindi: भूदान, Urdu: بھودان) or Land Gift Movement was a voluntary land reform movement in India, started by Acharya Vinoba Bhave in 1951 at Pochampally village in Telangana which...
Satyagraha
Satyagraha (/ˌsætɪəˈɡrɑːhɑː/; Sanskrit: सत्याग्रह satyāgraha), loosely translated as "insistence on truth" (satya "truth"; agraha "insistence") or holding onto truth or truth force, is a particula...
Gandhian socialism
Gandhian socialism is the branch of socialism based upon nationalist interpretation of the theories of the founding father of the Republic of India, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Gandhian socialism gene...
Gowalia Tank
72°48′34.93″E / 18.9624500°N 72.8097028°E / 18.9624500; 72.8097028Gowalia Tank Maidan (now also known as August Kranti Maidan) is a park in central Mumbai where Mahatma Gandhi...
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Salt March
The Dandi March, also known as the Salt Satyagraha, began on 12 March 1930 and was an important part of the Indian independence movement. It was a direct action campaign of tax resistance and nonviole...
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Thy Hand, Great Anarch!
Thy Hand, Great Anarch! is a 1987 autobiographical sequel to Indian essayist Nirad C. Chaudhuri's The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian. Its title was inspired from the concluding couplet of Alexande...
Acharya Buddharakkhita
Acharya Buddharakkhita (1922- 2013) was a Buddhist monk, prolific writer who established the Maha Bodhi Society of Bangalore and its sister bodies. He was born in Imphal, Manipur in 1922. In 1942, he ...
K Radhakrishna Menon (Baba)
K. RadhaKrishna Menon (January 18, 1924 - October 4, 2007) also known as Radhettan or Baba, is viewed as an ideal Gandhian who, through his life, showed the world how the teachings of the Mahatma coul...
Yusuf Meherally
Yusuf Meherally (September 23, 1903– July 2, 1950) was an Indian freedom fighter and socialist leader. He was elected Mayor of Bombay in 1942 while he was imprisoned in Yerawada Central Prison.He was ...
Joan Bondurant
Joan Valerie Bondurant (1918–2006) was an American political scientist and former spy for the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) during World War II. She is best known as the author of Conquest...
Aruna Asaf Ali
Aruna Asaf Ali (Bengali: অরুণা আসফ আলী) (16 July 1909 – 29 July 1996), born Aruna Ganguly, was an Indian independence activist. She is widely remembered for hoisting the Indian National Congress flag ...
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Vinod Kinariwala
Vinod Kinariwala (1924-9 August 1942) was a student at Gujarat College in the city of Ahmedabad. On 9 August 1942, the first day of the Quit India Movement led by Mahatma Gandhi, Kinariwala was shot d...
Maniben Patel
Maniben Patel (3 April 1903, Karamsad-1990) was an Indian independence movement activist and a Member of the Indian parliament. She was the daughter of Indian leader and a freedom fighter, Sardar Pate...
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Sucheta Kriplani
Sucheta Kriplani (Bengali: সুচেতা কৃপলানী, Hindi: सुचेता कृपलानी) (25 June 1908 – 1 December 1974), born Sucheta Mazumdar, was an Indian freedom fighter and politician in Uttar Pradesh, India....
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Lavanam
Lavanam is an Indian social reformer and Gandhian. He has worked to remove untouchability in the Indian society. He is an atheist and co-founded the institution, Samskar, with his wife Hemalatha Lavan...
Brij Krishna Chandiwala
Brij Krishna Chandiwala was an Indian freedom fighter from Delhi and a political associate of Mahatma Gandhi who was awarded the Padma Shri in 1963 for his contributions to the field of social work.
Seven Blunders of the World
Seven Social Sins, sometimes called the Seven Blunders of the World, is a list that Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi published in his weekly newspaper Young India on October 22, 1925. Later he gave this sam...
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