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Hind Swaraj

હિંદ સ્વરાજ (Hind Swaraj)

Hind Swaraj
Hind Swaraj

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A book on Swaraj by Gandhiji

ISBN-13 9788172290528ISBN-10 8172290527Pages 78 Publication Date
Author Mahatma Gandhi Publisher Navajivan Trust Language Gujarati Category Gandhiji FormatPaperback
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    Jane Correll

    December 9, 1999

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    Gandhian Politics

    Gandhi explains in Hind Swaraj some of his fundamental ideas on how to obtain Home Rule in India. One aspect of Indian society Gandhi criticizes is the relationship between Muslims and Hindus. Gandhi tries to convey the idea that religious identity does not constitute for nationality. He feels that in order to obtain swaraj, India's people must unify themselves as a nation. By disbanding disagreements between the two religions, with acceptance and without imposition, Gandhi implies that what is important- Mother India- can be saved. Both Hindus and Muslims should stop seeking concessions from the British, begin the swadeshi movement (Indian-made goods), and that a universal language (Hindi) would also help the cause. Another factor which will lead to swaraj is passive resistance. (Gandhi launched the Civil Disobedience Movement 1931-34). Unlike Nehru, Gandhi opposed modernization/industrialization. These views, as well as views about education and economic reform...

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