Tag Archives: Mahatma Gandhi

I-1860 Museum neSam China Cup

Robbie Naidoo, Nithia Naidoo, Dhilosen Pillay, Farook Khan, Dr Ashwin Desai and Vinnie Sivabhadan at the opening night of the 1860 Museum

Ngo2016, i-1860 Museum yavula eChatsworth, KwaZulu-Natal. Le ndawo yokugcina amagugu, isungulwe nguMnu Dilosen Pillay kanti iyindawo yokuqala yalolu hlobo exhaswe ngabantu abazimele okuhloswe ngayo ukugcina umlando wabantu abangamaNdiya eNingizimu Afrika. Amagumbi ayisithupha ehhotela iSavera eChatsworth yiwona akha le museum, ezovuleleka emphakathini ukuba uzophakela ihlo. Igumbi ngalinye libheka kabanzi izikhathi ezithile emlandweni wamaNdiya, okubandakanya osopolitiki abadumile […]

Independence Day, Satyagraha and No. 14 Mercury Lane

Monday the 15th August 2016 marked 69 years since India claimed its independence from British rule. The movement that resulted in Indian independence is most famous for satyagraha, a campaign of nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience led by the Indian National Congress, of which Mohandas Gandhi was the president at the time. It was nearly a century before India took back control of its land and its people […]

Durban’s Gandhi Memorial

Gandhi Memorial Park

The world over, statues and monuments pay tribute to Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, better known to most as Mahatma Gandhi. Mahatma, Sanskrit for ‘Great Soul’ and akin to the Christian term ‘saint’, was the name given to Gandhi for his involvement in civil rights, and the road of nonviolent civil disobedience that Gandhi and his supporters chose to travel. […]