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Emergence of Mahatma Gandhi:1915-1919

R. Kumar (Author) S Ram (Author)
Synopsis The book Emergence of Mahatma Gandhi during the first global war, indeed after a successful socio-political career of two decades in South Africa. This period, in fact, is most crucial in the annals of our sub-continent. Various political developments which emerged during this period, had deep-routed effect on events in 1920s which became a torchbearer in the later historical events. The pathway to Swaraj was a complex journey which need sacrifices of highest order during the two decades. And for all these future crucial events proper planning with disciplined mass support was very much required. The leadership of no less a leader of eminence than Mahatma Gandhi was forth coming. The historic events have been weaved in this volume. Dadabhai Naoroji, the Grand Old Man of India, had unique career during this period. He talked about the acute poverty of India under the alien rule. As Congress President, his assessment of socio-economic and political condition was quite logical. The chapters are twenty in and they cover, of course with sequencewise, the Khilafat, the significant role of Ali brothers, Gandhi's ideology of Hindu-Muslim unity, the emergence of Mrs. Annie Besant in 1917 when she was elected the Congress President, attitude of the British Raj, the Montagu-Chelmsford reforms having hearing on constitutional developments in India, the Rowlatt Bills and their severe opposition by the people, the tragedy at Amritsar and the role of Pandit Motilal Nehru as Congress President at the Amritsar session.
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About the authors

R. Kumar

Dr. R. Kumar is an accomplished writer,prominent ophthalmologist, eminent socio-medical scientist, diligent social worker, organizer par excellence and a noted public health educator of North India. He has been writing in English, Hindi and Punjabi. He has written on all aspects of health and has over 60 books to his credit. He has been writing regularly for the health columns of different newspaper e.g. The Tribune, The Indian Express, Danik Bhaskar, etc. Besides, he has organized several seminars and conferences to further the cause of medical science and to bolster the aspect of continuing medical educating for the benefit of doctors in practice or in service. Born at Keorak (Haryana) on January 26, 1946, he worked at Nehru Hospital, Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh (PGI), Chandigarh from 1968-73. He had his early education at DAV College, Jalandhar (1961-63). He joined Govt. Medical College, Patiala and passed in flying colours (19668). Then he acquired his higher degree of specialization in Opthalmology in 1971 from PGI, in first attempt. He had set up his own private modern Eye Clinic for consultation/treatment of patients, first in Sector 15 in the year 1974 and then shifted. He has been President/Secretary of several medical association from time to time. He continues to organize seminars and CMEs for the benefit of doctors and health education and awareness programmes for the public.

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S Ram

Dr. S. Ram, is a versatile genius. A wide spectrum person – an educational scientist and administrator, and a celebrated author, having over three decades professional standing, currently he is an Advocate, Supreme Court of India.

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Title Emergence of Mahatma Gandhi:1915-1919
Format Hardcover
Date published: 03.01.2009
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8131101353
length vi+486p.
Subjects History