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Sabarmati Ashram revamp: 18% work done, 51 families yet to rehabilitate

July 21, 2022 3:06 pm

The Gujarat government, in an affidavit filed while responding to a public interest litigation by Gandhiji’s great grandson Tushar Gandhi, opposing the project, had stated “the concept note for the restoration of the Ashram is being prepared by SAPMT, which is the Trust that maintains the Gandhi Ashram and the research work related to the same is being carried out by Gujarat Vidyapith.”

Redevelopment project: Sabarmati Ashram resident faces FIR for ‘verbally abusing’ officials

June 25, 2022 2:13 am

Ashram resident, Shishir Dabhi, has been booked under IPC sections 186 (obstruction to public servant in discharge of public functions), 189 (threat of injury to public servant), 504 (intentionally insults provoking a person to break public peace), and 506 (1) (criminal intimidation).

Gujarat HC bench issues notice to Ashram Trusts in PIL filed by Mahatma Gandhi’s great grandson

June 15, 2022 12:25 am

Tushar Gandhi, in his PIL, has challenged the proposed redevelopment of the Gandhi Ashram by the governments, both central and state.

‘Unhappy over Ashram revamp’: FIR after advocate ‘assaulted’ by Gandhi Ashram residents

May 28, 2022 2:54 am

Rathod added that on Thursday night around 11 pm, he arrived at his residence from Kheda. "As soon as I arrived at my residence, I was pulled out of my car and assaulted by a group of persons. I then somehow called police control room and sought help," added Rathod.

Sabarmarti revamp: Will preserve Gandhian ethos, make ashram ‘visitor-friendly’, govt tells HC

April 27, 2022 10:11 am

The HC is hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by Tushar Gandhi, great grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, who is opposing the revamp of the Sabarmati Ashram.

Watch: British PM Boris Johnson spins charkha at Sabarmati Ashram

April 21, 2022 1:18 pm

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is on a two-day visit to India, visited Mahatma Gandhi's Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad today.

Delhi Confidential: BJP begins prep in Himachal, Gujarat for Assembly polls

April 02, 2022 6:56 am

Sticking to the party’s line that it has no time to lose, and is always in election mode, BJP has already started preparations in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat, where Assembly polls are due later this year, and Karnataka, which is slated to go to polls next year.

Sabarmati ashram project: Trust set up by govt to start work from Transferee Hostel in a week

January 19, 2022 8:29 am

Officer on Special Duty for the project and retired IAS officer IK Patel said, “Any Trust will need its own registered office like a company. And so, we had sought space at Transferee Hostel from the Gujarat government. It has now been allotted and it will be functional within a week.”

Residents protest, eviction drive for Sabarmati Ashram project postponed

November 24, 2021 1:37 am

Police personnel along with officials of the AMC and the district collectorate retreated after the residents sat outside their hutments in protest, aided by civil society organisations.

Gujarat confidential: Public ‘on demand’

November 17, 2021 7:36 am

Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel said, “Whatever works (are demanded), you are not even required to get into if they are appropriate or not. Whatever works you get, bring it to us. We will see if it is appropriate or not..."


This photographer retraced the path of Dandi March 90 years later, and the visuals are stunning

June 08, 2022 1:41 pm

To mark the 91st anniversary of the march, Navajivan Trust has published the book ‘23 Grams of Salt: Retracing Gandhi’s March to Dandi’ by Anuj Ambalal

Trudeaus' day out: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, family visit Sabarmati Ashram

February 19, 2018 5:43 pm

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Sabarmati Ashram at Ahmedabad on his arrival at PM Narendra Modi's home state Gujarat on Monday. Trudeau along with his wife Sophie and children Ella-Grace, Xavier and Hadrien is on a week-long India tour.

World Toilet Day focuses on hygiene across India

November 19, 2014 11:16 am

Women from Vrindavan celebrate International Toilet festival to mark the World Toilet day organised by Sulabh International at Central park, Cannaught place in New Delhi.