We can contribute to nation-building by learning from Gandhi’s philosophy: Hem bhai

September 16, 2020: noted Gandhian and founder of Shanti Sadhana Ashram Hem bhai, remarked that the whole world is realising the importance of the Gandhian philosophy.

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September 16, 2020: As part of the celebration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Press Information Bureau, Guwahati organised a webinar on Tuesday on “Ideologies and Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi”. The main purpose for holding this webinar was to deliberate upon Gandhi’s thoughts and philosophies, anddecoding his ideas in today’s time.

Taking part as a speaker in the Webinar, noted Gandhian and founder of Shanti Sadhana Ashram Hem bhai, remarked that the whole world is realising the importance of the Gandhian philosophy and his principles of truth, love and nonviolence particularly when it is going through tough time.

He provided a reflective discussion on the Gandhi's ideology of equality and said that there is a need of equal distribution of opportunities and resources for the development. Gandhiji's thoughts and principles guide us on many aspects like truth, peace and non-violence etc. We can contribute in nation-building by learning from Gandhi’s philosophy, he said.

Prof. Joya Chakraborty, Head of the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism, Tezpur University spoke on “Communicating Khadi: Gandhi and his symbolism “in her address. She said that in the present time there is a need of decoding Gandhi’s ideas and principles. Gandhi extensively used symbolism in his entire life and Khadi is a great example of that.

PIB, Guwahati Deputy Director Pallab Chakraborty delivered the closing remark. The webinar was attended by over 30 participants including journalists and officials of PIB and ROB, North East Zone.

 

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