Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

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  • The Importance Of Vacation In India

    When planning a vacation, we look for experiences .Experiences and stories that we will never get tired of narrating over and over again. In the words of the French scholar, Romaine Rolland,”If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is INDIA. “ A country where you will be welcomed by “Namaste” (Folding hands in humility because we believe that God resides in the soul of…

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  • Civil Disobedience In Allegory Of The Cave

    from the British. Even after Gandhi wrote a letter to the British Viceroy of India, asking for rules to be relaxed, no action was taken by the British. To his followers, Gandhi said, “On bended knees I asked for bread and I have received stone instead,” and encouraged them to continue with the salt march. People marched for 240 miles over a course of 23 days. They reached the coast and began producing their own salt. Their actions inspired the world, and gave Gandhi many more followers. Kallie…

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  • Hardik Patel Case Study

    What is behind the bonhomie between Nitish Kumar and 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…

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  • Epiphanies In A Doll's House

    Living in a “programmed” society as the ones depicted in the play A Doll’s House written by Henrik Ibsen and the film Water directed by Deepa Mehta, the main characters in these two works were all trapped by their religious faith and the social conventions during that particular setting. Both works were surrounding the theme of female rights and this showed how even in different countries and time, discrimination toward the women was the same. These difficult conditions incentivise the main…

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  • The Salt March Book Review

    The Salt March was a form of protest led by Gandhi against the British government in India after World War I around the year 1930. This protest focused on resisting the British tax on salt production. Gandhi marched 24 days to India’s west coast and taking salt from this area. This action was considered illegal because India was currently under British control. The Salt March left a message for India’s economic standing that they [India] should declare independence from Britain. 2. The…

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  • Civil Disobedience

    leaders like David Henry Thoreau, Martin Luther King Jr. and Gandhi, it is crystalline that these memorable figures inspired change through civil disobedience. I firmly agree in Wilde’s statement due to the fact that he is being a realist and putting his assertion in a pellucid approach, which makes it easy for the audience to decipher what he is saying. In addition, he is showing us that the world isn't perfect and due…

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  • Pacifist Mathama Ghandi's Analysis

    Pacifist Mathama Ghandi, believed in the doctrine of Satyagraha and has supported this philosophy during the Indian Independence movement as the leader (McCollough,2010). Satyagraha, directly meaning “’Truth-force’” as stated by Gandhi (McCollough, 2010), means the persistence of the truth. Whether it is thought, speech, or deed, the doctrine prohibits such violence in any way. Ghandhi’s belief goes as far to reject the use of the militaries as he believes conflicts can be resolved through peace…

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  • The Power Of Gandhi's Civil Movement

    Mahatma Gandhi wrote “I must continue to bear testimony to truth even if I am forsaken by all” to instill the virtue of truth for the creation of ideal citizens. Gandhi was the torch-bearer of civil rights movements during the age of British imperialism, and through his words and actions, the ideals of nonviolence and peaceful protest continue to this day. Gandhi showed that the actions of one individual can represent the sentiments of inequality and discrimination of the collective whole.…

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  • Gandhi And Fanon: A Comparative Analysis

    Colonialism is a big theme in the 20th century. Both Gandhi and Fanon have written on colonialism and violence during that era. One if them is a guru of India, leading people to peace and unionship; the other is a psychiatrist working in Algeria, seeing the condition of Algerian people under the French control. Having experienced authentic colonialism during their years of service in an developing or underdeveloped country, they both have feelings to express regarding the oppression enforced by…

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  • How Did Gandhi Influence The World

    Mahatma Gandhi, an Indian political and religious leader, influenced the world with his beliefs on peaceful resistance, his guidance of India towards independence, and his strong opposition to the discrimination of Indians from the South African government (Gardner). On October 2nd, 1869, Mahatma, also known as “Great Soul”, Gandhi was born in Porbandar, Gujarat, India into an upper caste family. This meant Gandhi had access to education and had fairly high status within Indian society…

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