Bagul University of Technology Sydney. These online bookshops told us they have this item: Draft Constitution of Congress It is a key to understanding not only his life and thought but also the politics of South Asia in the first half of the twentieth century. Cambridge University PressJan 28, — History — pages. Skip to content Skip to search. Hind Swaraj and Other Writings.
|Published (Last):||21 September 2006|
|PDF File Size:||1.55 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||17.31 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
The book is divided into twenty short chapters. Eleven of these deal with historical reflections, while the rest deal with philosophical ones. The historical reflections begin with an assessment of the contributions of the Indian National Congress towards the rise of Indian nationalism [chap. The partition of Bengal had caused much excitement which required it to be directed through non-violent channels [chap.
There follows an analysis of the causes and the consequences of British rule in India [chap. Philosophical reflections begin with a preliminary statement on the nature of Swaraj [chap. A similar two step examination of the nature of civilization follows [chap. With chapters 16 and 17 we reach the high point of the book, the futility of violent revolutions and the need to use ethically sound means Satyagraha to attain independence. Additional means of attaining independence, educational reforms [chap.
Chapter 20 makes a series of practical proposals to the moderates, the extremists, the new middle class and the English. The key to an understanding of Hind Swaraj lies in the idea that worldly pursuits should give way to ethical living. This way of life has no room for violence in any form against any human being, irrespective of caste or colour.
Gandhi: ’Hind Swaraj’ and Other Writings