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Sabarmati Ashram: Inmates hold protest rally against possible eviction

October 08, 2019 1:14 am

The central and state governments are planning a consolidation of around 63 historical buildings related to Mahatma Gandhi, around Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad, and turning them into a “world class memorial” to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Gandhi.

Came on ‘Mahatma Gandhi’s call’, they have nowhere to go

October 07, 2019 11:17 am

Five families, who claim to be descendants of cobblers called to the Sabarmati Ashram by Mahatma Gandhi to make ‘ahimsa chappals’, were issued eviction notices by the ashram’s Gaushala Trust. On August 29 this year, the Gujarat high court granted them relief. The Indian Express meets these families.

World class Gandhi memorial on the anvil at Sabarmati

October 01, 2019 2:19 am

A declaration on the same is likely on October 2 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to attend a public function at Sabarmati Riverfront to mark the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Gandhi.

Looking for Gandhi

September 30, 2019 12:25 pm

Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary: On the 150th birth anniversary year of the Mahatma, a journey from Ahmedabad to Delhi to trace the Bapu who survives in the memories and aspirations of contemporary India.

Gujarat HC stays order to evict families sheltered by Mahatma Gandhi at Sabarmati

August 30, 2019 4:51 am

The Sabarmati Ashram Gaushala Trust approached the city civil court in Ahmedabad in 1998, seeking the families’ eviction from their quarters.

Gandhi Jayanti: Sabarmati inmates ring in celebrations with protest demanding land ownership

October 02, 2018 6:17 am

A group of people, whose ancestors were inmates of the ashram with Gandhi, has started an indefinite hunger strike demanding the “ownership of the land where they have been living for over 100 years”.

Seychelles president: Children of the world must be taught about non-violence

June 23, 2018 5:13 pm

Seychelles President Danny Faure, who landed in Gujarat Friday evening as part of his six-day India tour, visited the Sabarmati Ashram Saturday, where Gandhi lived between 1917 and 1930.

Ahmedabad: 11-foot tall charkha to be installed at Sabarmati Riverfront

June 03, 2018 4:58 am

The initiative is part of a tributary endeavour to mark 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

My fight is based on Gandhiji's principles: Meira Kumar at Sabarmati Ashram

June 30, 2017 9:25 pm

Earlier, Congress leaders Bharatsinh Solanki and Shankersinh Vaghela accompanied Kumar to the Ashram. Later in the day, she will be meeting Congress leaders at the party headquarters. After meeting the Congress MLAs, she will interact with the media in the afternoon.

Sabarmati Ashram: A century witnessed

June 22, 2017 8:45 am

The Ashram tells us about one man’s dedication, determination and ideals but also reminds us of the road we still need to traverse in order to realise Gandhiji’s dream of an India free from injustice.


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.