‘Planning of Chandigarh resonates with Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy’





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On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on Friday, the tourism department of the Chandigarh administration organised a lecture on the theme ‘Chandigarh–celebrating Gandhian values’.

An online presentation was made by Deepika Gandhi, director, Le Corbusier Centre, on how the city relates it to the philosophy and ideals of Mahatma Gandhi. “The statute of land of Chandigarh by Le Corbusier clearly states that the city is made to provide all amenities to the poorest of the poor to lead a dignified life, resonating the Mahatma’s philosophy of catering to the lowest category of citizens for betterment of the country,” she said.

She added that the provision of ample schools and colleges from the very inception of the city addressed Gandhi’s concerns that the salvation of the country was through education. The planning of the sectors was on the lines of a mini village, trying to recreate

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Fieldfisher’s EO team marks the 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi





Fieldfisher’s employee ownership team today marks the 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) with the publication of partner Graeme Nuttall’s acclaimed lecture on ‘EO v3.0 – Employee ownership with added Gandhian purpose‘ and his participation in events organised internationally to celebrate this anniversary and reflect on Gandhi’s continuing relevance in today’s World. 
 

On 28 July 2020 Graeme Nuttall OBE delivered The Gandhi Foundation’s prestigious annual lecture, in which he advocated employee ownership as a means to achieve higher standards of environmental, social and governance (ESG) outcomes.  His lecture was immediately applauded by leading employee ownership organisations who supported his key conclusion that every employee-owned company should commit to making an overall positive contribution to society and the environment. Fieldfisher’s EO team today publishes the first complete copy of his lecture, with annotations.

On 1 October 2020 Graeme Nuttall spoke at the invitation of

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Inspirational Quotes By Mahatma Gandhi

Indian civil rights leader Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary, which falls Oct. 2, is celebrated as the International Day of Non-Violence.

The global icon gave the world the philosophy of non-violence and believed people can achieve freedom only via this path. International Day of Non-Violence was established to “disseminate the message of non-violence, including through education and public awareness.”

On this occasion, here are a few inspirational quotes by the leader of the Indian independence movement, courtesy Times Now News and Fearless Motivation –

  • “Non-violence is the greatest and most active force in the world. One cannot be passively non-violent… One person who can express ahimsa in life exercises a force superior to all the forces of brutality.”
  • “Peace is its own reward.”
  • “Non-violence is the summit of bravery.”
  • “An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.”
  • “The first principle of non-violent action is that of
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Gandhi Jayanti 2020: Top 8 Mahatma Gandhi Quotes On Education And Educational Insights For Students

Mahatma Gandhi on Imparting Education

Mahatma Gandhi on Imparting Education

Mahatma Gandhi was of the view that from seven to fourteen years of age, education of each child should be free, compulsory and universal.

Mahatma Gandhi on Medium of Education

Mahatma Gandhi on Medium of Education

Bapu was of the opinion that the medium of instruction should be mother-tongue.

Mahatma Gandhi on Literacy

Mahatma Gandhi on Literacy

Mahatma Gandhi opined that mere literacy cannot be equated with education. Education should employ some craft as a medium of education so that the child gains economic self-reliance for his life.

Mahatma Gandhi on Educational Value

Mahatma Gandhi on Educational Value

Gandhi held that Education should develop human values in the child.

Mahatma Gandhi on Objective of Education

Mahatma Gandhi on Objective of Education

Bapu strongly vouched that Education should create useful, responsible and dynamic citizens. By education all the hidden powers of child should develop according to the community of which he is an integral part.

Mahatma Gandhi on Child Education

Mahatma Gandhi on Child Education

Gandhi stressed that Education should achieve the

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Cultivating Mahatma Gandhi’s ethics of Love

The principles propounded by Mahatma Gandhi during the anti-imperial struggle are relevant to the people of the country ever since. Whenever the country finds itself encountered with problems of similar nature, his teachings are equally relevant today. Among many issues, looking at the cacophony of hatred and intolerance spread across everywhere, we find ourselves impounded with the question – where have we lost the harmony of love. This cacophony of hatred and intolerance and the lost harmony of love do not apply only to India, but all over the world. Among the many legacies of Mahatma Gandhi that we have largely failed to actively inherit as a nation – cultivating an ethic of love is one major area. Let us try to locate the ethic of love in Gandhi’s teachings and attempt to cultivate the ethics of love.

In the introduction to “Hind Swaraj”, ‘A Word of Explanation’, Mahatma Gandhi

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