Tag Archives: Mahatma Gandhi

Statue or no Statue, the cat is out of the bag as far as Gandhi is concerned: Sikh Federation UK

London, United Kingdom: Earlier this week William Hague, the Foreign Secretary and George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, visiting India announced a statue of Mahatma Gandhi would be erected in Parliament Square next year. The Sikh Federation (UK) condemned the cynical move and also highlighted a dark side of Gandhi that is all too often deliberately and conveniently ignored ...

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Aurangzeb to Partition, his book explores history of undivided Punjab

Amritsar, Punjab: Rajmohan Gandhi, a renowned scholar and grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, was in Amritsar to launch his latest book, “Punjab-A history from Aurangzeb to Mountbatten”. Tracing 240 years of the history of Punjab, the book reflects on Punjab in the times of Aurangzeb, Maharaja Ranjit Singh and the British. Gandhi, a noted biographer of leaders like Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar ...

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Nobel Prize winner Rabindranath Tagore dropped by Sikh temple during Vancouver visit

Bengali Poet, Esaa Yist, and songwriter Rabindranath Tagore was a literary giant of the early 20th century, becoming the first non-European ever to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. And according to local cultural historian Naveen Girn, he dropped by the West 2nd Avenue Sikh temple when he visited Vancouver in 1929. Girn, research curator of the Surrey Art Gallery, told ...

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