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Sevagram Ashram was Gandhi’s
‘village that was his kingdom’

Posted by on Aug 25, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Sevagram Ashram was Gandhi’s  ‘village that was his kingdom’

In 1936 my Grandfather wrote from the newly established Sevagram Ashram to Henry Polak, his former senior editor when he was still in South Africa publishing the Indian Opinion newspaper two decades earlier.  By that time my father Manilal Gandhi and mother Sushila Gandhi were managing the publication, which they would continue to do for another two decades.   This vital piece of Gandhian history was recently published in Times of India. Gandhi writes his letter from Sevagram Ashram, shortly after establishing his latest and final headquarters that would remain until his death in 1948. “I am trying to become a villager,” he (Gandhi) wrote on 6 July 1936 to...

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