Basic Principles of Gandhian Thought

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SLMtitle.png Basic Principles of Gandhian Thought

Chapter Outline

  1. Objectives
  2. Introduction
  3. Truth
  4. Ahinsa
  5. Satyagraha
  6. Conclusion
  7. Recap
  8. References
  9. Exercise

SLMinto.png Introduction

Mahatma Gandhi is one of the greatest leaders that the world has known. He dedicated his whole life in the service of mankind. He was the chief architect of Indian independence and worked for the upliftment of the downtrodden in the society. He also influenced freedom struggles in other parts of the world. His actions and message holds great relevance even today. Therefore it is worthwhile to understand the principles that he advocated and practiced himself.

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After reading this chapter, you are expected to learn about:
  • Life of Mahatma Gandhi
  • Basic principles advocated and practiced by Gandhi
  • Understand the relevance of Gandhian principles

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1. Truth 2. Nonviolence 3. Satyagraha

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SLMkp.png Key Points

The key points of this chapter are as follows:

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SLMfeedb.png Answers to SAQs

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