Posts Tagged "Manilal Gandhi"

Remembering Sushila Gandhi

Posted by on Sep 3, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Remembering Sushila Gandhi

Source Original Post: Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute  by Archana Prasad, Arun and Sunanda Gandhi’s daughter.  Our Ba (grandmother), Sushila Mashruwala Gandhi was a lady of grace and beauty, a force to reckon with, (for the apartheid government of South Africa), a wizard in the kitchen, a fabulous story teller, dignified simplicity personified, had the funniest sense of humor and above all was the most loving Grandma ever.    Every time she visited India from South Africa she naturally stayed in Mumbai with us.  My brother, Tushar and I would spend every moment we could with her and around her.  She regaled us with stories of our Dad and our 2 Aunts when they...

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Gandhi’s Second Son: Manilal Gandhi Remembered on his Birthday

Posted by on Oct 28, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

Gandhi’s Second Son: Manilal Gandhi Remembered on his Birthday

 Source: ArunGandhi.net Today was the birthday of Manilal Gandhi, Arun Gandhi’s late father and the second son of M.K. Gandhi.  Here is a brief look at Manilal’s own life and legacy drawn from a few select sources: Listen to a 1954 interview w/ Manilal Gandhi  Manilal Mohandas Gandhi (28 October 1892 – 4 April 1956) was the second of four sons of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and Kasturba Gandhi. Manilal was born in Rajkot, India. In 1897 Manilal traveled to South Africa for the first time, where he spent time working at the Phoenix Ashram near Durban. After a brief visit to India, in 1917 Manilal returned to South Africa to assist in printing the Indian Opinion a...

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