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Gandhi on Gandhi

June 08, 2018 16:22

Tushar Gandhi @TusharG "These are the two sides of the two faced Statue of Bapu at Peitermaritzburg Station. It's best melted!"

Yesterday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj went on a a train journey from Pentrich to Pietermaritzburg, a railway station where a young Mahatma Gandhi was thrown out of a "whites-only" compartment, an incident that acted as a catalyst for him to practice Satyagraha.

Swaraj, who is in South Africa on a five-day visit, also planted a sapling in the Phoenix settlement where Mahatma Gandhi had developed his philosophy of non-violence during his stay in South Africa.

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