हम सबके थे प्यारे बापू

                      हम सब के थे प्यारे बापू सारे जग से न्यारे बापू जगमग जगमग तारे बापू भारत के उजियारे बापू लगते तो थे दुबले बापू थे ताकत के पुतले बापू नहीं कभी डरते थे बापू जो कहते करते थे बापू…

Gandhi’s birthday observed in London

    Gandhi’s Birthday in London, 2nd October 2015, was marked by a ceremony in Tavisctock Square, where a remarkable statue of Mahatma Gandhi stands. It was attended by more than 300 people, including many community leaders. Here is the address by Ranjan Mathai, the High Commissioner of India.  

Amitabh Bachchan reading an extract from Mahatma Gandhi

Amitabh Bachchan, Mahatma Gandhi, Parliament Square, David Cameron, Arun Jetley, London

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan at the unveiling of Gandhi statue in Parliament Square in London, reading an extract from Non-violent Way to World Peace by Mahatma Gandhi.

Gandhi Statue unveiled in Parliament Square: Watch full ceremony

In London’s Parliament Square Gandhi comes to stands alongside his tormentors Churchill and Smuts Vijay Rana, London, 14-03-2015, “It is pleasing and heart warming to see Mahatma Gandhi, the conscience keeper of the humanity, standing in Parliament square and gazing at the Palace of Westminster whose mighty empire he helped to…

Gandhi statue in London’s Parliament Square pictures revealed

The first pictures of Mahatma Gandhi’s statue to be installed early next year in London’s historic Parliament Square were released by Lord Meghnad Desai, the founder-trustee of the Gandhi Statue Memorial Trust. Desai also released the pictures of the spot in Parliament Square where the statue will stand. Also present on the…

हिंदी दिवस पर बापू से मुलाकात; राकेश पाण्डेय

आज मुंबई एयरपोर्ट पर बापू और मैंने एक साथ अख़बार बांचा। बापू से देश के हालात पर चर्चा हुई। बापू ने कहा हिंदी अख़बार लाओ, मैंने उन्हें बताया कि एयरपोर्ट पर हिंदी अख़बार बमुश्किल मिलते है।यंहा किताब की दुकान पर केवल अंग्रेजी की किताबे दिखाई देती है, हिंदी की किताब…

Gandhi statue to be installed in UK Parliament Square

Gandhi Statue in Tavistock Square, London

New Delhi, Tuesday, July 08, 2014: A statue of Mahatma Gandhi would be installed by early next year in Parliament Square in Britain, the country he took on for India’s freedom. British Foreign Minister William Hague and Chancellor of Exchequer George Osborne, who are on a visit to India, announced…

Gandhi today in global context; आज के विश्व सन्दर्भ में गाँधी

Vijay Rana Mahatma Gandhi

Vijay Rana, the editor of NRIfm.com, argues in this lecture that  Gandhi has been  the central figure in the thoughts and ideas of leaders like Dr Martin Luther King,  Nelson Mandela, Dalai Lama and Aung San Suu Kyi, leaders whose politics has always been possessed by morality and idealism.. He also cites examples…

Dandi Salt March: An eyewinteness account

Sumangal Prakash, a disciple of Mahatma Gandhi, tells the true story of the epic Salt March NRI Radio, NRIfm.com presents the only surviving eyewitness account of Mahatma Gandhi’s historic Salt March also known as Dandi March. When Mahatma Gandhi (a lot of people spell his name as Ghandi) called Indians to break…

Satyagrah: The Opera – Alan Oak plays Gandhi

Legendary composer Philip Glass’s universally acclaimed Sanskrit opera Satyagraha is another milestone in Mahatma Gandhi‘s global legend. This critically acclaimed opera is creating waves in London. To help the foreign audience, the English translation of Sanskritised libretto appears on the corrugated iron backdrop that is imaginatively used to portray the…

बाबा नागार्जुन की कविता

तीनो बन्दर बापू के बापू के भी ताऊ निकले तीनों बन्दर बापू के ! सरल सूत्र उलझाऊ निकले तीनों बन्दर बापू के ! सचमुच जीवनदानी निकले तीनों बन्दर बापू के ! ग्यानी निकले, ध्यानी निकले तीनों बन्दर बापू के ! जल-थल-गगन-बिहारी निकले तीनों बन्दर बापू के ! लीला के गिरधारी…

Last Day in the Life of Mahatma Gandhi

Radio Drama On the 60th anniversary of the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi Radio NRI editor Vijay Rana recreates the events of that fateful day in this radio docu-drama. Gandhi’s day begins at 3.30 am, followed by his morning meeting. He then gives final touches to a new draft constitution for…

The Satyagraha House Johannesburg

Now you can stay in the house where Gandhi developed his philosophy   This house, in the residential neighbourhood of Orchards in Johannesburg, was the home of Mohandas Gandhi from 1908 to 1909. Within these walls, the future Mahatma created and developed his philosophy of passive resistance: Satyagraha in sanskrit….