Book with 150 Gandhi quotations released in Ahmedabad

'Gandhi Bolechhe' (Gandhi Speaks), a book containing Mahatma Gandhi's 150 quotations, was released on Wednesday in three languages – Gujarati, Hindi and English. Released by Kumarpal Desai, well-known Gujarati writer and padmashree awardee, and senior social activist Indukumar Jani, the quotations in the book have been chosen by Hemantkumar Shah, principal, HK Arts College, Ahmedabad.
Speaking on this occasion, Desai said that the book was an effort of taking Gandhi’s thoughts to people, while Jani underlined Gandhi’s importance in today’s context, pointing towards how he upheld ideas of equality before law. The book has been published by the HK Arts College with the support of Paragbhai Shah of the Shashwat Trust.
Shah said the book contained Gandhi's quotations on religion, truth, non-violence, economics, democracy, freedom, equality, God, kingdom, prayer etc., and contains the idea of the need to fight against against injustice. He added, Gandhi described poverty and wealthy as a disease of society, and was against exploitation and injustice, something that can become a guide to the next generation.

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