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Gandhi Chaplin Memorial Garden Opened in Canning Town, London

In 1931, two of the world’s most celebrated and influential men met in a house in Canning Town. Now the historic meeting has been marked with a specially created garden near to the site where it took place, a since demolished house in Beckton Road that belonged to a friend of Gandhi. Read the full […]

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Mahatma Gandhi Statue Unveiled in Parliament Square

Historic Statue of Mahatma Gandhi Unveiled in Parliament Square   Political leaders led by Prime Minister David Cameron and Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley were joined by Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson Gopalkrishna Gandhi and Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan at the unveiling ceremony of the bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Parliament Square. The statue will stand alongside […]

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Plans announced for Gandhi statue to be erected in London’s Parliament Square

The Foreign Secretary and Chancellor have announced plans for a statue of Mahatma Gandhi, the inspiration for non-violent civil rights movements around the world, to be erected in Parliament Square. A monument in a location of symbolic value for our democracy is a fitting tribute to this great man, which will inspire us all to […]

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Great Political Thinkers on the Daily Politics show

On Friday 4th July 2014 the Daily Politics show on BBC2 showed a short film on Gandhi and Kingsley Hall as part of their Great Political Thinkers series. The life of the man, who is known as the Father of India, and his role in history is examined by the comedian and broadcaster Hardeep Singh Kohli. […]

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Tony receiving the Lord Parshvanath Award at Trafalgar Square. It is being presented by late Sudha Mehta and Kumudbhai Mehta

Tony Benn – the Vegetarian

Tony Benn passed away on 14th March 2014 aged 86. Tony had been a vegetarian for many years and was present at the Vegetarian rally held on 22nd July 1990 in Hyde Park. The event had massive media coverage. Many newspapers reported the event titled,’Veggie Benn’. Tony became a vegetarian after his son told him […]

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London Discussion Forum on Gandhi and Nonviolence – a view of the last discussion by Robert Fisher

London Discussion Forum on Gandhi and Nonviolence The London Discussion Forum on Gandhi and Nonviolence met recently to discuss The Current condition of Women, Feminism and Gandhi. This is a forum to discuss Gandhi and the relevance of his ideals, especially nonviolence, in the contemporary world. Anyone who has an opinion on the subject or has read […]

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What Would a Gandhian Business Model Look Like?

The Rt Hon Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation & Skills delivered the Gandhi Foundation Annual Lecture in October 2013. The title of his lecture was What Would a Gandhian Business Model Look Like? You can read the full speech by clicking here. You can read a review by Robert Fisher and analysis by Antony Copley below. […]

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