President of Mahatma Gandhi Foundation; Author and Activist
India is currently seeing an unprecedented wave of communal hate. It is officially patronized and its targets are Muslims and Christians, non-Hindu citizens of India.
We are increasingly witnessing that democracies, or those that claim to be democracies, use their armed forces on their own citizens to enforce their will.
When opportunistic politicians exploit history and corrupt it to suit its selfish agenda, it creates a mess initially, which eventually ends in a grave tragedy.
When faced with the conviction of morality and ethics and the courage of belief, even weapons of mass destruction prove to be incapable to break the struggle.
There have been many examples of the utilization and success of nonviolent passive resistance methods in many struggles of the right against the might.
Freedom does not mean just political liberation; it also means freedom from economic subjugation.
M. K. Gandhi, the father of the Indian Nation, staunchly believed that the Jewish claiming a homeland in Palestinian lands was unjust and immoral.