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  • Poverty In Kerala Case Study

    share of the world’s poorest than it did thirty years ago.” Statistics from this research have shown that the proportion of the world’s poorest in India has increased from one fifth to one third, approximately 400 million people. This negatively declining trend, however, has not been characterised by every state within India, some managing to escape these processes of increasing poverty. As explained by Harriss (1999), Kannan (1999), and many other academic works, the southern state of Kerala is an example of this positive trend towards reducing poverty, referred to as the Kerala model of development. Another India state which has experienced comparable levels of poverty reduction is that of the western state of Gujarat. This essay will compare the states of Kerala and Gujarat in regards to the reduction of poverty and whether this has translated into increased well-being and achievements in human development, highlighting the factors that might…

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  • Mahatma Gandhi And Kohlberg's Theory Of Moral Reasoning

    The Humanitarian Hero Gandhi A hero is a person who is determined to make a change in the world in any way possible, no matter the circumstances or challenges they may face. Fighting for your civil rights is not something most people can say they have done they have done in their life. Not only did Mahatma Gandhi fight for his civil rights, he fought and led Indians in the civil rights movement in South America and India. Mahatma Gandhi, birth name Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, was born October…

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  • Mohandas K Gandhi And The Indian Independence Movement

    Mohandas K Gandhi was an unsuccessful Lawyer, who went on to become one of the greatest leaders, of both political and Spiritual, of India and the Indian independence movement. Gandhi was more commonly known as Mahatma, meaning “great soul” and is one of the most famous non-violent activists of our time. He is a role model for many people and has made a huge impact on the world. “You must be the Change that you wish to see in the World.” Mahatma Gandhi Born October 2, 1869 as Mohandas…

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  • Hardik Patel Case Study

    Hardik Patel? -Nirala Bidesiya Gujarat's firebrand leader Hardik Patel was in Patna on Tuesday. Patel was barred from entering his home state by the court after he spearheaded the quota agitation for Patidars, the traditional BJP supporters who are currently at odds with the party. The 23-year-old leader has been residing in Rajasthan ever since the court order. What attracted the attention of political pundits during Patel's Patna visit was the VIP treatment accorded to him by the state…

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  • Mahatma Gandhi: The Characteristics Of Transformational Leadership

    successfully carry the responsibility of follower on their shoulder making long term contribution and achieve excellent results. In this paper it is tried to look at traits of great well known transformational leader i.e. Mahatma Gandhi and try to analyze and discuss their effects and impacts and compared with business leader of today in any field .In this regard author has selected one of the business leader whom he talked, worked under him and inspired and achieved the target i.e. Chief…

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  • The Rise Of The Asian Tigers

    INTRO With the rise of the Asian Tigers, the world’s attention has shifted to the East in terms of growth prospects and economic potential. Similar to other Asian countries, India has possessed the right ingredients for this transformation. However, because of its combination of a closed economy and a democratic government, changes were slow to come. India is in a different place now; it has been growing rapidly: inflation has eased, international investors are bullish on India and the Modi…

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  • Midnight's Children Analysis

    Handcuffed to India Saleem Sinai is the narrator and the main character of the novel Midnight’s Children. He grows up in India, in a normal, Muslim family who have enough money to get him educated. One thing that is not normal, is that he is born at the exact moment of India’s independence. Because Saleem was born at this exact moment, he has a couple of gifts. For instance, he could convoke the Midnight’s Children; a group of children who are all born around India’s Independence. Midnight’s…

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  • Example Of Astrology

    Astrology is now classified as pseudoscience yet people continue to adhere to old traditions. Many people still believe that a meticulously calculated birth chart holds all the secrets to their life. Astrology dictates that the placement of planets shape our destiny, whether it be good or bad. There is no way out of it, besides mantras, yogas, and sacrifice. You can only alleviate not resolve. “Placement of celestial objects” holds no ultimate authority of one 's future. It is a misconception…

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  • Ouija Board Quotes

    Trying the Ouija Board “The Best way to find yourself is too loose yourself in the services of others .” This quote is by Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Independence movement against British, led India to its Independence, and inspired movements. This quote goes along with my story pretty well and it would have been nice to have known about the quote before I did my actions. About 3 months, I didn’t stay true to myself and regretted it for a whole 2 months, I learned to be true to yourself and…

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  • Non-Violence: The Role Of Gandhi's Leadership In India

    When people think of a role model they think of their Dad or Mom, but India thinks of Mohandas Gandhi. He was strong and determined to give his country the independence they deserved. Also, he’s the kind of man who would risk anything, to give India the freedom they deserved. Gandhi got is country freedom by using non-violence. “Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.” (Mohandas…

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