Gandhian thought syllabus for entrance exam into MGIMS | Reference books for Gandhian thought preparation for entrance into MGIMS

December 17th, 2010| Education.


Gandhian thought syllabus for entrance exam into MGIMS | Reference books for Gandhian thought preparation for entrance into MGIMS

Gandhian thought syllabus:

1.     Biographical aspects of Gandhiji’s life: Family background and childhood, education in England, Stay in Africa, Leader of non-violent mass movements in Africa and India, Rowlett act, Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, Satyagraha of Champaran, khed, Bardoli, salt, Quit India movement, fast undertaken, Noakhali March and Martyrdom.

2.     Gandhiji’s close associates: Kasturibha Gandhi, Mahadeo Desai, Dr. Sushila Nayar, Acharya Vinoba Bhave, Khan Abdul Gafar Khan, Jawaharlal Nehru, Meera Ben, Jai Prakash Narayan, Dr. Sarojini Naidu, Pyarelalji and others.

3.     India of Gandhi’s dream: constructive program concept of purna swaraj, various constructive programs, Khadi and village industries and appropriate technology, prohibition, emancipation of women, untouchability, rashtrabhasha, Panchayat Raj, Nai talim, bhoodan movement, gram swaraj etc.

4.     Ashram vichar and life: phoenix settlement, Sabarmati and sevagram ashrams, eleven vows, prayer, concept of nature cure, vegetarianism, physical labor etc.

5.      Gandhiji’s special concepts for world: truth and non-violent methods of solved problems of the world, trusteeship, swadeshi, decentralization, economic equality, purity in ends and means, simple way of life, satyagraha etc.

Reference books for Gandhian thought:

1.     Gandhiji’s autobiography (abridged) (translated from Gujarati by Mahadeo Desai)

2.     The constructive program

3.     Key to health

4.     Mangal Prabhat (from Yerwada mandir)

5.     Bapu Katha – by Haribhau Upadhyaya (1920-48)

6.     Gandhi , A life by Krishna Kriplani

Book stores where Gandhian thought books are available:

1.     Sat Sahitya Sahiyogi Sangh, Gandhi Darshan, exhibition grounds, Mukaramjahi road, Hyderabad

2.     Visalandhra publishing house, Vigana Bhavan, Bank street, Hyderabad

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