Mahatma Gandhi

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Navina Lamba
There are numerous museums all around India which trace the nation's history and the lives of the people who helped achieve independence from the British. These museums, which preserve the legacy of our freedom fighters, are important sites which make the younger generation aware of the…
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  In the first half of this conversation with Sudha Gopalakrishnan, Carl Malamud talks about the beginnings of his career as an early Internet pioneer and a technologist and his experiences with American government bodies in making public data accessible. A skilled raconteur, Carl brings alive both…
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M.D. Muthukumaraswamy
Hind Swaraj shows that Mahatma Gandhi's sense of Indian civilisational ethos draws from both the literary canon and oral folklore. Gandhi in this little booklet combines his cultural, political, and economic ideas succinctly.   Mahatma Gandhi's Hind Swaraj and its illuminating civilisational…
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                                                                  महात्मा गांधी के छत्तीसगढ़ आगमन एवं यहाँ उनके द्वारा की गयी गतिविधियां जनसामान्य को अपेक्षाकृत अल्पज्ञात हैं।  प्रस्तुत आलेखों से इस बारे में उपलब्ध सूचनारं प्रस्तुत की जा रही हैं।     महात्मा गाँधी का  दो बार  छत्तीसगढ़ आगमन हुआ पहली…
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आशीष सिंह
देश के अन्य हिस्सों की भांति, वर्तमान छत्तीसगढ़ के कुछ इलाकों में भी, अंग्रेजी शासन की नीतियों के विरुद्ध जन आक्रोश उभरने लगा था। सन १९२० में रायपुर जिले के धमतरी, कंडेल, नगरी, सिहावा, बादराटोला एवं नवापारा-तानवट आदि स्थानों पर प्रशासन के जल एवं जंगल सम्बन्धी जनविरोधी आदेशों के विरुद्ध आंदोलन हुए।…
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Prof. Basu talks about the social understanding of caste as an agency and institution of social divisions in the colonial times as well as in the post-colonial state.
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Ishita Banerjee-Dubey
  Rajarshi Chunder: How did the colonial administrators and ethnographers define the idea of caste? To what extent did it differ from the indigenous understanding of caste?   Ishita Banerjee Dubey: More than defining caste, over which colonial administrators did not agree, what they did was to mark…
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Anirban Bandyopadhyay
  The caste question in West Bengal (and Bengal before 1947) is unique. It resonates with the conventional perspectives on caste in history and politics in India since the nineteenth century as much as it diverges from them. While there are many important perspectives on caste in Indian history and…
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Rajarshi Chunder
Rabindranath Tagore’s ideas about caste have received the least attention from historians. Even though Tagore’s oeuvre has been lauded mainly for its literary value, it may be said that in his writings he was definitely vocal about social and political issues, caste being one of them. Tagore…
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