Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Home Entertainment Mohan Bhagwat To Release Book on Gandhi

Mohan Bhagwat To Release Book on Gandhi

The book is titled 'Making of a Hindu Patriot'

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will release a book hailing Mahatma Gandhi as the “biggest Hindu patriot” on the first day of the new year.

On January 1, Modi government ministers Prahlad Patel and V. Muraleedharan will participate in the release ceremony of this book titled ‘Making of a Hindu Patriot’ by authors J.K. Bajaj and M.D. Srinivas, at Rajghat here.

Bhagwat had also released a book in February this year, appealing to build Gandhi’s dream of India. Bhagwat had said, “Gandhiji had many times described himself as a staunch ‘Sanatani Hindu’. He was never ashamed of being a Hindu himself.

Follow NewsGram on Facebook to stay updated.

J.K.Bajaj is the founding director of the Centre for Policy Studies and a member of the Indian Council of Social Science Research and is also a member of the committee constituted by the central government to subclass the OBCs. M.D. Srinivas is the founder president of the Centre for Policy Studies.

Bajaj told IANS, “Gandhiji was a born Hindu, but he became a strong Hindu in the days of his experience in South Africa. What is it like to be a Hindu? He learned this during his struggle in South Africa. Gandhiji openly used to say – ‘My patriotism is increasing and this patriotism originates from my religion’.”

Mohan Bhagwat
Bhagwat had also released a book in February this year, appealing to build Gandhi’s dream of India. Wikimedia commons

Bajaj said that Mahatma Gandhi refused when Christian and Muslim friends tried to convert him while living in South Africa. During this time he started an in-depth study about Sanatan Dharma which further strengthened his Hindu identity.

Want to read more in Hindi? Checkout: “वीर शिरोमणि महाराजा दाहिर सेन”

The book gives the background of Gandhi’s ‘Hind Swaraj’. There are many interesting details ranging from the development of Gandhiji’s personality and the campaigns he undertook during his stay in South Africa. The book also narrates the story of how Gandhi’s developed ‘Satyagraha’ at the historic meeting on September 11, 1906, at the Empire Theatre in Johannesburg. The chapter titled ‘The South African Jail Diary’ also tells the story of the torture in prison endured by Gandhi and his supporters.

The book also describes the correspondence between the great Russian writer and philosopher Leo Tolstoy and Mahatma Gandhi. The book states that it was Tolstoy who first gave Mahatma Gandhi the title of ‘Hindu Patriot’.

ALSO READ: Ashtottaram 31: OṀ PURUSHĀRDHABHŨMYAI NAMAH

The book claims Tolstoy was a fan of all aspects of Gandhi except his ‘Hindu patriotism’. It also has information about two meetings held in July 1914 during Gandhiji’s arrival from South Africa in which he received the title of ‘Patriot Mahatma’. (IANS)

STAY CONNECTED

19,507FansLike
362FollowersFollow
1,773FollowersFollow

Most Popular

The Night Witches: All-Female Bomber Regiment

By- Khushi Bisht 'The Night Witches' were the all-female pilots of the 588th Night Bomber Regiment of Russia. Joseph Stalin ordered the deployment of three...

The Safest Place In The World To Live In

BY- JAYA CHOUDHARY Living in the modern world is the safest time to be alive in the history of humanity. We can live a better,...

5 Types Of Automated Greeting Cards That Are Good For Business

By Sana Faisal A successful company has happy customers and happy employees. One way to achieve both is by celebrating birthdays, acknowledging special occasions, and...

Why This Exoplanet Is At Large Distance From Sun

A giant planet orbiting at a large distance around a sun-like star has presented a puzzle to astronomers because it does not seem to...

When An Innocent Prank Goes Horribly Wrong

Natasha, Riya, Anjali, and Katherine were best friends in college - each different from the other yet inseparable - until that night. It was...

Beauty Trends, Grooming Tools And Self Pampering During Lockdown

After a tough 2020, most businesses saw a revival, some movement, and an upswing in the first quarter of 2021. To gain an insight...

Satellite Based Real Time Monitoring Of Himalayan Terrain May Help Avoid Disasters

To avoid the Chamoli mishap from recurring, the Ministry of Science and technology with IIT Kanpur has conducted a study on how the satellite-based...

Anupam Kher: I Always See Myself In The New People

Actor Anupam Kher has been there, done it all -- from Bollywood to Hollywood. His secret of survival over the decades, he would tell...

Recent Comments