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Ancestry

B. R. Nanda

in In Gandhi’s Footsteps: The Life and Times of Jamnalal Bajaj

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195663433
eISBN:
9780199081424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195663433.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the ancestry of Jamnalal Bajaj. It first describes Wardha, in central Maharashtra, where the Marwaris migrated from their native Rajasthan, and where Mahatma Gandhi decided to ... More


Vinoba Bhave in Wardha

B. R. Nanda

in In Gandhi’s Footsteps: The Life and Times of Jamnalal Bajaj

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195663433
eISBN:
9780199081424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195663433.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the Maharashtrian youth, Vinoba Bhave, the son of a textile technologist. He was aged 20 when he travelled to the holy city of Banaras, where he began a very busy and strict ... More


Gandhi Comes to Wardha

B. R. Nanda

in In Gandhi’s Footsteps: The Life and Times of Jamnalal Bajaj

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195663433
eISBN:
9780199081424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195663433.003.0017
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter studies Gandhi’s arrival in Wardha during the 1930s. It shows that it was Jamnalal who was responsible for persuading Gandhi to establish a branch of the Sabarmati Ashram at Wardha in ... More


Life with the Mahatma

B. R. Nanda

in In Gandhi’s Footsteps: The Life and Times of Jamnalal Bajaj

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195663433
eISBN:
9780199081424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195663433.003.0019
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter describes what Jamnalal’s life was like with Gandhi during the 1930s. It starts by discussing question of contesting elections and the formation of popular ministries under the Act of ... More


Breaking Ground

Venu Madhav Govindu and Deepak Malghan

in The Web of Freedom: J.C. Kumarappa and Gandhi's Struggle for Economic Justice.

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199460816
eISBN:
9780199087150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460816.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter studies the reasons behind Gandhi’s resignation from the Congress in 1934 and his founding of the All-India Village Industries Association (AIVIA) in Wardha. A critical analysis of ... More


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