Indiaʼs struggle for swaraj
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Indiaʼs struggle for swaraj by R. G. Pradhan

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Published by Daya Pub. House in Delhi .
Written in English



  • India


  • Nationalism -- India -- History,
  • India -- Politics and government -- 1857-1919,
  • India -- Politics and government -- 1919-1947

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementwith a foreword by P.C. Sethna.
LC ClassificationsDS479 .P69 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 311, xi p. ;
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2691505M
LC Control Number85900526

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Hind Swaraj is Mahatma Gandhi's fundamental work. Not only is it key to understanding his life and thoughts, but also the politics of South Asia in the first half of the twentieth century. Celebrating years since Hind Swaraj was first published in a newspaper, this centenary edition includes a new Preface and Editor's Introduction, as well Cited by: Modern Indian History - Struggle for Swaraj - To win popular support for their war effort, the Allied nations â Britain, the United States, France, Italy, and Japan, promised a new era of democracy and. Gandhi wrote Hind Swaraj while on a boat from London to South Africa in In this tract, written in Gujarati, Gandhi lays out the argument for Indian home rule as a dialogue between an editor. Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule Mohandas Karamchand GANDHI ( - ) First written in Gandhi's native language Gujarati, this booklet advocates for Indian non-violent self-rule during the struggle for Indian independence against the British Empire.