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Remembering Gandhi: Top Events in Life of Gandhiji Captured in Black & White Photos

Born on October 2, 1869, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi) in then princely state of Porbandar to Karamchand Gandhi, who was the diwan (chief minister) of Porbander state and Putlibai as the youngest son. He had had 2 brothers and 1 sister. Gandhi was married off in May 1883, when he was 13 years to 14-year-old Kasturbai Makhanji. Recalling the ...

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Remebering Mahatma Gandhi: Modi’s ‘Swatch Bharath’ Should Translate into ‘Swatch Governance’

While India takes on its should the cleanliness campaign “Swacha Bharath” on Mahatma Gandhi’s Birth Anniversary, here are some anecdotes or incidents to recollect. In the mid-80s, When Gandhi’s statue was to be placed at India Gate when Rajiv Gandhi was the prime minister, the British media found it amusing as to what kind of a message it would send ...

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