Gandhians in Contemporary India: The Vision and the Visionaries

Gandhians in Contemporary India: The Vision and the Visionaries

By: Ishwar Harris (author)Hardback

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This text provides insights into Gandhi's vision for India, and how his followers in the 1990s are building on his vision through a variety of constructive work programs. The work also includes brief biographies.


Part 1 The vision: Mahatma Gandhi and Ram Raj; Vinoba Bhave and Gram Swaraj; Jai Prakash Narayan and total revolution; Sarvodaya after J.P. and Vinoba. Part 2 The visionaries: experimenting with trusteeship -Govind Rao Desh pande; parenting the landless - Krishnammal; schooling the revolutions for peace - Narayan Desai; embracing the tribals -Harivallabh Parikh; struggling for national reconstruction - Acharya Rammurti; crusading for people's power - Chunibhai Vaidya; national integration through youth - S.N. Subba Rao; fighting for the peasants -Jagannathan; spinning for Gram Swaraj - V. Ramachandran; generating women's power - Shobana Ranade; protecting the cow - Achyut Deshpande; challenging the multinationals - Thakurdas Bang; saving the environment - Sunderlal Bahuguna; caring for the Harijans - Nirmala Deshpande; organizing the intellectuals - Bal Vijay.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773483521
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 372
  • ID: 9780773483521
  • ISBN10: 0773483527

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