Category Archives: Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi’s Views on Liquor Prohibition

Mahatma Gandhi’s Views on Liquor Prohibition Prohibition has a pride of place in the Gandhian vision of the world. To Gandhi “drink is more a disease than a vice” (Young India). “I would hold drink to be more damnable than thieving and perhaps even prostitution.” (M.K. Gandhi, Prohibition At Any Cost). Gandhi recalls that many empires were destroyed through the

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Gandhi and Tagore

Gandhi called Rabindranath Tagore ‘Gurudev’. There was much in common between the two and much of a difference, too. They held each other in mutual respect, in spite of differences in viewpoint. Both looked upon humanity with love and held a Vision of a better world, but their approaches differed: Gandhi was an activist, Tagore, the imaginative poet, a visionary.

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Gandhiji’s views on caste, casteism and untouchability

The caste system in India has been thousand years old but for millions of people in India it still defines the fate. In the thread of social reformers in India the latest addition during 20th century was Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhi took the front seat when social system of India was full of evils. Gandhiji was against any type of discrimination

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