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By Rajni Bakshi

Bapu Kuti, at Sewagram Ashram, Wardha, is the dust hut which used to be Mahatma Gandhi's final domestic. part a century after Bapu was once killed, the Kuti is alive with gatherings of people that proportion his goals. they don't name themselves 'Gandhians'. but, as they look for the options to the numerous difficulties of contemporary India, those activists locate themselves coming to an analogous conclusions as had Gandhi. during this assortment, Rajni Bakshi explores the area and lives of twelve such those that have became their backs on profitable professions to embark on a look for useful and humane methods of political and social transformation, rooted within the religion that new India with prosperity for all could be outfitted at the strengths of cooperation and neighborhood.

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Bapu Kuti

Bapu Kuti, at Sewagram Ashram, Wardha, is the dust hut which was once Mahatma Gandhi's final domestic. part a century after Bapu used to be killed, the Kuti is alive with gatherings of people that proportion his goals. they don't name themselves 'Gandhians'. but, as they look for the options to the various difficulties of contemporary India, those activists locate themselves coming to an identical conclusions as had Gandhi.

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The doctors were not hopeful but offered various kinds of treatment that would keep Mot Singh at the government hospital in Beawer. No thanks, Mot Singh said firmly. He preferred to die in his own hut. His friends did not try to dissuade him. They knew that the ill-equipped and poorly-stocked public hospital would not offer much relief to Mot Singh. A few months later, he died quietly in his home beside the big tarred road. Over the years, the Devdoongri family had seen many men in their forties and fifties return from the city, to die at home.

The dharna in Beawer followed. Beawer dharna: struggle for the right to information Beawer may not be very famous outside Rajasthan but it can lay claim to a modest share in the history of social struggles. Many of its citizens speak with pride about Shaheed Bhagat Singh and Chandra Shekhar Azad taking refuge in Beawer at the height of their struggle. This industrial town on the Delhi-Ahmedabad rail-line has also been a base for communist workers of various hues in Rajasthan. In 1994, the city saw a spontaneous citizen’s agitation when the water supply was cut off for a week.

The way Karuna dressed, spoke and thought was all out of tune with the en ; route-to-USA culture of most of his fellow students: While most of the other students studied the subjects merely from an examination point of view, I was interested in pushing the discussion either to the foundations or to the frontiers. 1 even had an on-going dialogue with a senior professor on the philosophical approach to the subject. This made the other ‘elitist’ students jealous and some of the teacher-candidates were frustrated.

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