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This podcast is a limited series from Livemint celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. In this weekly series (of 5 episodes), Livemint's Associate Editor Shalini Umachandran discusses the lesser known aspects of his life.

This podcast is a limited series from Livemint celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. In this weekly series (of 5 episodes), Livemint's Associate Editor Shalini Umachandran discusses the lesser known aspects of his life.
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This podcast is a limited series from Livemint celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. In this weekly series (of 5 episodes), Livemint's Associate Editor Shalini Umachandran discusses the lesser known aspects of his life.

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English


Episodes

6: Bonus Episode - The more human Gandhi

11/28/2019
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So far we've only heard of Gandhi, the icon. But, what about Gandhi, the person? In this bonus episode, Shalini @shalinimb shares her grandmother's stories about Gandhi and reflects on his flaws and frailties. Hope you too find solace in his learnings and 'keep walking'.

Duration:00:06:52

5: Was Gandhi ever inspired by Art?

11/21/2019
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We hardly think about art when we mention Gandhi. However, not only did he inspire art, but he was also inspired by it. Tune in, as Shalini @shalinimb explores Gandhi's words, “Whenever men begin to see the beauty in truth, true art will arise.”

Duration:00:05:47

4: Did money matter to Gandhi?

11/15/2019
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Gandhi's face on Indian currency notes has always been considered ironical, owing to the general perception that Gandhi didn't care about money. However, that is not true. Gandhi wasn't money-minded but money did matter to him. Listen to this brand new episode of Rediscovering Gandhi, as Shalini Umachandran decodes his unusual methods of handling and distributing money to fund the freedom movement.

Duration:00:06:05

3: Gandhi and Khadi: Sartorial or Political?

10/21/2019
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In this episode, Shalini Umachandran explores the sartorial choices of Gandhi and examines if he really used clothing as a communication and political tool.

Duration:00:04:47

3: Gandhi and Khadi: Sartorial or Political?

10/17/2019
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In this episode, Shalini Umachandran explores the sartorial choices of Gandhi and examines if he really used clothing as a communication and political tool.

Duration:00:05:03

2: What did Food mean to him?

10/10/2019
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From veganism to food journalling, Gandhi was ahead of his times when it came to experimenting with food but behind his "faddish diets" was a very clear thought process that reflected his political choices.

Duration:00:05:40

1: Journey to Satyagraha

10/2/2019
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Gandhi had a complicated relationship with the railways - some of the transformational moments of his life were aboard trains yet he complained about them often. Listen to the tales of his travels.

Duration:00:06:00