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mahatma

(məhăt`mə, –hät`–) [Sanskrit,=great-souled], honorific title used in India among Hindus for a person of superior holiness. Mohandas Gandhi is the best-known figure to whom the title was applied.

mahatma

1. Hinduism a Brahman sage
2. Theosophy an adept or sage
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After unveiling a statue of Upadhyaya, Gadkari told reporters that both Mahatma Gandhi and Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya believed that politics should be used as a tool of socio-economic development and not as an instrument of power.
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme is the world's largest cash for work programme, which responds to the needs of 53 million poor rural households by ensuring them 100 days employment per year.
Advocates Harsh Vardhan Surana and Sandeep Singh submitted that the multinational company had hurt the feelings of Indians by using Mahatma Gandhi as a poster boy for commercial gains in the garb of honouring the great man.
Jaishankar observed that Mahatma Gandhi was a paradox, "He was a revolutionary yet a realist.
Gujarat Vidyapith is a university founded by Mahatma Gandhi in 1920 as part of the Non Cooperation Movement.
Although it's undergone a number of name changes and venue moves over the decades, the Mahatma currently meets monthly in Hightown and in various city centre venues for workshops, lectures and an exchange of ideas and skills.
New Delhi, July 11 ( ANI ): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Friday that files related to the January 31, 1948 assassination of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi are safe, and also rubbished a CPI-M allegation that 1.
Nearly 10 crore bank/post office accounts have been opened and around 80 percent of Mahatma Gandhi NREGA payments are made through this innovative route," he said.
I am particularly pleased since Mahatma Ghandi was a person whom I admired.
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Talking about Mahatma Gandhi's association with South Africa and his famous movement against racism there, Chouhan said "a private company was in possession of the land on which Mahatma Gandhi's Ashram was built.

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