Those that killed your body / Are dead in the soul. // They are the leaves that fall, / You the trunk, the root, the soil.
Tag: Mahatma Gandhi
Even as Godse is Celebrated, ‘Gandhi Zinda Hai!’
It is easy to despair at times like these, but as long as there are schools, teachers and parents determined to talk about constitutional values, democracy has a fighting …
Seventy-Five Years of Gandhi’s Assassination: An Artist’s Retrospective
In a series of artworks, an artist depicts the meaning of Gandhi's assassination.
My Experiments with Attenborough’s ‘Gandhi’
Being the most vulnerable and impressionable, children and teenagers are often the first to reflect a deep shift in society.
Elaben Bhatt, Labour Organiser and Gandhian Who Helped Working Women Fight for their Rights
SEWA, which she founded, is easily the most consequential model Gujarat has produced – helping to provide dignity and self-respect for lakhs of women in the state and beyond.
Amid ‘Saffronisation’ Claims, Karnataka Govt Doubles Down on Textbook Syllabus Changes
Political parties, writers' and women's bodies, and NGOs have decided to stage a state-level protest against the changes.
Gujarat Official Suspended After School Elocution Contest on ‘My Idol Nathuram Godse’
After the contest (and topic) attracted widespread condemnation, the organisers of the event instructed the boy who won the first prize to return the trophy.
Toying With Gandhi: A Compilation of Moods, Mysteries and Meanings
A series of sculptures by artist Debanjan Roy peels back a layer on the appropriation of Gandhi by polarising forces while 'humanising someone who loved humanity'.
Searching for Bapu
A poem addressed to Mahatma Gandhi to mark his 151st birth anniversary.