A frank friendship: Gandhi and Bengal : a descriptive chronology
"Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi'S First Visit To Bengal Was On 4 July 1896 When He Disembarked In Calcutta While On A Visit From South Africa. Lord Elgin Was Viceroy And Governor General Of India. His Last Visit To Calcutta Commenced Shortly Before 15 August 1947, The Day India Became Free. Through This Meticulous Compilation Of Newspaper Reports, Letters, Excerpts From Contemporary Accounts And Gandhi'S Own Writings, And The Extensive Annotations That Bring To Light Many Known And Unknown Characters And Events Of The Time, As Well As Accounts Of Gandhi'S Interactions With The 'Greats' Of Bengal Such As Rabindranath Tagore, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Ray, Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das And The Impactful Bose Brothers That Reveal Tehir Extraordinary Personalities, We See A Man Continually Evolving As A Politician And A Strategist In The Struggle Against Colonialism, An Organizer Of Mass-Struggles And Of Individual Initiatives, Mainly His Own. Running Through The Text, As It Does Through Gandhi'S Thoughts, Prayers, Decisions And Extensive Travels, Is The Pulse Of The People Of Bengal, A People Whose Manifold Talents And Perspectives Set Them At The Heart Of Renascent India."
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PART TWO 19151925
PART THREE 19261936
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Addresses Amrita Bazar Patrika April Ashram asked Attends August B. C. Roy Bapu Bapuji Beliaghata Bihar Bombay British C. F. Andrews calls charkha Committee Congress CWMG death December In Calcutta Delhi Deshbandhu discussions fast February feel friends Gandhiji Ghosh give Gokhale Government Governor Gujarati Gupta Gurudev Harijan Hindi Hindus January Jawaharlal Kasturba khaddar khadi Khadi Pratishthan Kumar labourers leader leave letter live Lord M. K. Gandhi Mahadev Desai Mahatma Gandhi Mahatmaji March Member Minister Miracle of Calcutta movement Muslim League Nehru Nirmal Noakhali non-violence November Pakistan Pandit peace political Prasad prayer meeting President prisoners programme Punjab Pyarelal Rabindranath Tagore Rajaji reply reports Santiniketan Sarat Chandra Bose satyagraha Secretary September Shaheed Saheb Shri Sodepur South Africa spinning Srirampur stay Subhas Chandra Bose Suhrawardy Swaraj Party thing tion untouchability Viceroy village Visva-Bharati West Bengal workers writes Young India