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By Rajni Bakshi

Bapu Kuti, at Sewagram Ashram, Wardha, is the dust hut which was once Mahatma Gandhi's final domestic. part a century after Bapu was once killed, the Kuti is alive with gatherings of people that percentage his goals. they don't name themselves 'Gandhians'. but, as they look for the suggestions to the various difficulties of contemporary India, those activists locate themselves coming to an identical conclusions as had Gandhi. during this assortment, Rajni Bakshi explores the realm and lives of twelve such those who have became their backs on profitable professions to embark on a look for functional and humane methods of political and social transformation, rooted within the religion that new India with prosperity for all could be equipped at the strengths of cooperation and neighborhood.

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The papers showed payments for roofing material, doors and windows, while the structure stood close by devoid of a roof and with gaping holes where doors and windows were shown on paper. As the laughter died down, anger took over. Soon after the public hearing, the acting EDO, an IAS officer under training, filed a First Information Report (FIR) against the junior engineer and the gram sevak. A few weeks later a jan sunwai in Bhim revealed the existence of a fraudulent company that had siphoned off Rs 36 lakh over one year, through illegal payments in just one block.

There are no clear answers to this question, only a determined groping for answers. Thus, a Lal Singh listens patiently to all the analytical and strategic wrangling at such meetings and then voices a simple hope. Perhaps, some day, a local success like the Mazdoor Kisan Kirana stores can be a reality at the larger level. ’ T. Kanmakaran from ‘Worry land’ to ‘Merriland’ Bapu Kuti was playing host to friends old and new. They sat in small dusters under the generous shade of the trees planted half a century ago by Mahatma Gandhi and his friends.

This occasional gloom was pierced by stubbornly persistent rays of hope. What once seemed impossible was already a reality. They now knew that the frontiers of the possible are never fixed. Constantly stretching these frontiers was now both the goal and a way of getting there. It is this timeless journey to which the dev atop that little hill stands as an aloof sentinel. Yet perhaps, sometimes, when a Nikhil or Narayan goes by, even this detached witness rejoices. The mid-morning sun was streaming through the back door of Bapu Kuti.

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