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Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences
Year : 2019, Volume : 10, Issue : 1
First page : ( 7) Last page : ( 10)
Print ISSN : 0975-6795. Online ISSN : 2321-5828.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2321-5828.2019.00002.0

Current Relevance of Mahatma Gandhi's Political Views

Dr. Sauraj Satyabhama*

Research Scholar, Political Science, Vikram University, Ujjain, M.P

*Corresponding Author E-mail: dr.satya@ymail.com

Online published on 15 May, 2019.

Abstract

The research paper is current relevance of Mahatma Gandhi political views on the overall world impact on his political thought. For Gandhi ji morality and religion are two faces of the same coin from which neither of them can be separated. According to him, religion is to morality what watch is to seed that is sown in the soil. Thus morality and religion would go together Neither morality precedes religion nor religion precedes morality. They are intertwined and interdependent on each other. Morality emphasizes the relation of the individual to society and religion emphasizes the relation of individual to God. Gandhiji advocated that religion % and morality would pervade the whole of human life. He did not perceive religion as something more than morality. Morality is a way of life. Without it, we cannot respect and accept the rights of others. Gandhiji strictly followed morality in all his actions and performances. He tried to confine the national independent movement to the strict principle of Non-violence. It is the core of morality. And moreover, Gandhiji tried to moralize all religions and thereby to avoid hatred, fanaticism, and religious orthodoxy.

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Keywords

Relevance, Interdependent, Emphasizes, Intertwined, society and religion, Non-violence, fanaticism.

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