A century of Gandhian economics5 min read . Updated: 01 Oct 2009, 11:47 PM IST
A century of Gandhian economics
New Delhi: A hundred Dussehras ago, over a celebratory dinner at a London restaurant called Nazimuddin’s, Mahatma Gandhi sat and listened to a speech from V.D. Savarkar, the star pupil in what he called “the Indian school of violence". The echoes of that speech rang so persistently in Gandhi’s ears that, when he sailed for South Africa a few days later, he reacted by writing Hind Swaraj, a slim exposition of his various philosophies, all of which would become immensely familiar in India over the next four decades.
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