Gandhism

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Gandhism, Gandhiism

the principles of Mohandas K. Gandhi, Indian political and spiritual leader, especially his advocacy of passive resistance and noncooperation to achieve social and political reforms. — Gandhist, Gandhiist, n.Candhian, adj.
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By placing Prasad both within international flows of artistic and political ideas and within a Gandhian village-based setting (although Gandhi and Gandhianism represent their own distinctive forms of global modernity), Abuja allows us to see Devi Prasad as at once a deeply Indian and a deeply global artist.
He was drawn into Gandhianism and left the service of Mysore State to join Apa Pant, the ruler of Aundh State, to implement Gandhi's teachings.
If Maoists are accused of resorting to violence, the CPI( M) is not following Gandhianism either.