The fight of satyagraha is for the strong in spirit, not the doubter or the timid. – Mahatma Gandhi
Civil Obedience Movement:
On the historic day of 12th March 1930, Gandhi inaugurated The Civil Disobedience Movement by conducting the historic Dandi Salt March, where he broke the Salt Laws imposed by the British Government.
On 5th April 2011 Veteran social activist Anna Hazare started his indefinite fast unto death to press for the demand to involve civil society in formulation of the anti-graft Lokpal (ombudsman) bill. He broke the impasse of 42 years in getting the laws of the land to bring the public official to book – to enact Lokpal Bill.
I give below what I have submitted to Rediff on their initiative on – Can you spot any loophole in the Lokpal draft? http://bit.ly/mSowee Herein I have given the full text of their version, after my submission below, that you are requested to go to their site and fill in the form to submit your views that you may notice of any loophole in the Lokpal Draft. You may also pass on this information to Lokpal Bill Committee and the members of the Civil Society who have taken the initiative to introduce this Bill in the Parliament that I consider a step in the right direction for the welfare of the People of India. Thanks:
Jamnalal Bajaj (4 November 1884 – 11 February 1942) was a Rajasthani industrialist, a philanthropist, and Indian independence fighter. He was also a close associate and follower of Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhi is known to have adopted him as his son. Several institutions in India bears his name, including the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies. Continue reading →