Mahatma Gandhi turned into one in every of 20th century’s maximum transformative political leaders. Gandhi shines no longer simplest for his advocacy of non-violence, however also for wanting to root out social evils like communal hatred, untouchability, and gender disparity. Gandhiji turned into a proponent of the charkha or the spinning wheel, an advocator of self-enough villages, and a person who burdened at the virtues of self-suffering. But the younger technology has regularly been detracted from his greatness.
His vital goodness appears to be little recognized to an entire technology that has grown up on a monochromatic image of Bapu. This e-book gives an ideal possibility to look beyond Gandhi, the icon, and make a genuine try to assimilate the thoughts of an individual who has stimulated so many lives. Please join them for the launch of Gandhi's Vision Freedom and Beyond by the author late Aparna Basu, celebrating the enduring determine within the records of Indian independence inside the gracious presence of Lord Bhiku Parekh, political theorist and member of the House of the Lords. Prof Ashis Nandy, political psychologist, social theorist, and critic, and A. Annamalai, Director, National Gandhi Museum & Library.