Gandhi and Tagore: Politics, truth and conscience by Gangeya Mukherji

By Gangeya Mukherji

This publication brings jointly the political considered Gandhi and Tagore to ascertain the connection among politics, fact and judgment of right and wrong. It explores fact and moral sense as achievable public virtues with reference to 2 exemplars of moral politics, addressing in flip the worries of an evolving smooth Indian political group.

The accomplished and textually argued dialogue frames the topic of the validity of moral politics in inhospitable contexts similar to the fanatically despotic nation and energised nationalism. The e-book reviews in nuanced element Tagore’s competition to political violence in colonial Bengal, the scope of non-violence and satyagraha as urged by means of Gandhi to Jews in Nazi Germany, his reaction to the complexity of protest opposed to the Jallianwala Bagh bloodbath, and the in a different way constituted nationalism of Gandhi and Tagore. It offers their recognized debate in a brand new mild, embedded in the dynamics of cultural identity, political praxis and the potential of a group to imbibe the foundations of moral politics.

Comprehensive and perceptive in research, this publication could be a worthy addition for students and researchers of political technology with specialisation in Indian political inspiration, philosophy and history.

Gangeya Mukherji is Reader in English at Mahamati Prannath Mahavidyalaya, Mau-Chitrakoot, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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