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Remember Mahatma Gandhi?

By Sonil Dedhia/Rediff.com and Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com
Last updated on: January 30, 2015 12:28 IST

A young girl speaks about Mahatma GandhiOn the 67th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi's assassination, Sonil Dedhia/Rediff.com and Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com find out what Mahatma Gandhi means to Indians today.

Bapu.

Father of the nation.

Mahatma Gandhi.

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.

Different names for one man who left a permanent imprint on his country, and on the world.

Who inspired, and continues to inspire, leaders and ordinary people across the world.

Who introduced the world to the power of Ahimsa (non-violence) and Satyagraha (peaceful struggle).

Who took a simple charkha (spinning wheel) and made it into a powerful symbol of India's independence struggle.

What relevance does Gandhi have in the country of his birth?

How relevant are his beliefs in his karmabhoomi today?

Watch this video to find out.

 

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