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Swadeshi

(swəˈdeɪʃɪ)
adj
(Economics) (in present-day India) produced within the country; not imported
n
(Historical Terms) (in British India) the encouragement of domestic production and boycott of foreign goods as part of the campaign for independence
[C20: from Bengali svadesī, from Sanskrit svadeśin, from sva one's own + deśa country]
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Bhole in his book Essays on Gandhian Socio-Econic has identified five phases of the Swadeshi movement, in which first three phases (first phase--1850 to 1904, second phase 1905 to 1917, third phase--1918 to 1947) are up to the year of Indian independence and later two phases (forth phase--1948 to 1991, fifth phase--1991 onwards) included to post independence era (Bhole, 2000, as cited in "Swadeshi Movement," n.d.).
He has sacrificed his two sons for the Swadeshi Movement but Munshi-Ji brings even him to sit with Ramanath along the bank of the Ganges beneath a banyan tree.
The RSS will observe Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary by focusing on the swadeshi movement. It won't tell you though Swadeshi was meant to stifle the British economy.
"Utmost care has been taken to ensure (the) Swadeshi movement and it has been ensured that Patanjali products reach into every home without compromising on policies and business ethics," he said.
A poster of the 1920s and '30s, enunciating the spirit of the Swadeshi movement. It depicts Bharat Mata spinning cotton and being crowned by angels, while a British woman departs on her boat carrying a bale of yarn saying: "I am not sold, India can spin better." Collection of the Museum of Art & Photography (map), Bangalore.
Steeped in the historical flavour of the time -- with Rabindranath Tagore's tryst with the swadeshi movement that led to founding the school to Nandalal Bose's rendering for the Indian National Congress -- the show is significant on many levels.
Gandhi started the Swadeshi movement: Be Indian, buy Indian
nation with the Swadeshi movement and promoted the use of national made
Tagore's novel Ghare Baire is set during the beginning of the Nationalist or Swadeshi Movement in Bengal, which historically begins around 1903, and stretches through to 1908.
From being synonymous to Mahatma Gandhi's Swadeshi movement to becoming a fashion symbol, Khadi has come a long way.