Gandhi’s Harijans: The Misunderstood Sect

By Anmol Kaur Bawa, Symbiosis Law College, Pune. HARIJANS AND THEIR SOCIAL DISABILITIES: The term “harijan” is not Gandhi’s coinage. The name was suggested by several untouchable correspondents who contended the usage of the word “asprishya” meaning literally “untouchable” in…

Dharma and Gandhian Philosophy of Satyagraha

By Sandhya Shyamsundar, WBNUJS, Kolkata. Bhishma, in the Mahabharata, states that Dharma changes according to the needs of time and hence develops with society. However, it has certain permanent moral values like truth, compassion, self control and forgiveness which continue to…