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Friday, December 03, 2021

Ela R Bhatt

The writer founded SEWA in 1972 and was its general secretary till 1996. She is presently Chancellor, Gujarat Vidyapith.

It is not enough to protect the precincts of Sabarmati Ashram
Tue, Aug 24, 2021

Ela R. Bhatt writes: We must go beyond that to adopting the Gandhian way of building a mutually nurturing society.

Crisis also brings opportunity for building a nurturing economy
Fri, Jun 19, 2020

Our economic and political policies must not be ends in themselves, but instruments for building a society that is secular, inclusive and nurturing, where people of all religions, caste, race and gender feel wanted and at home.

How do we build a society less susceptible to debt, disease, devastation?
Wed, May 06, 2020

We begin by investing in the three basic needs of people — food, water, and shelter — and provide three primary basic services — healthcare, education, and banking — that people and societies need for their well-being. By focusing on these six needs and services, we can make sure that our post-pandemic society is both sustainable and equitable.

Gandhiji never left us, we left him. He is with us, but are we with him?
Wed, Oct 02, 2019

Gandhiji has shown us what we can and must know in terms of satyagraha, sarvodaya, swaraj, or swadeshi, and also the limitations of these ideas.

The spirit of khadi
Tue, Feb 03, 2015

It embodies a worldview that is of the past — and of the future.

Food must not be reduced to security
Fri, Dec 23, 2011

Autonomy,diversity and locality should be the fundamentals of policy