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File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI)

PM Modi to flag off Dandi March, launch 'Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav' today

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2021 08:15 AM IST
The government said that the padyatra - part of Dandi March - will be undertaken by 81 marchers from Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad to Dandi in Navsari, a journey of about 388 kilometres.
Chief principal secretary to the CM, K Kailashnathan, respectively, to oversee the re-development of the iconic Sabarmati Ashram and its precincts.(AP/Ajit Solanki)
Chief principal secretary to the CM, K Kailashnathan, respectively, to oversee the re-development of the iconic Sabarmati Ashram and its precincts.(AP/Ajit Solanki)

Gujarat CM, his aide in charge of Gandhi ashram revamp panel

By Darshan Desai, Ahmedabad
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2021 06:26 AM IST
  • The order also said that Kailashnathan will head an executive council set up for the purpose,
The historic Sabarmati Ashram here has reopened its doors for visitors, after remaining closed for over nine months due to the coronavirus outbreak, an ashram official said on Tuesday.(Yahoo)
The historic Sabarmati Ashram here has reopened its doors for visitors, after remaining closed for over nine months due to the coronavirus outbreak, an ashram official said on Tuesday.(Yahoo)

Gujarat: Sabarmati Ashram reopens for visitors after 9 months

Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kale
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 03:28 PM IST
The historic Sabarmati Ashram here has reopened its doors for visitors, after remaining closed for over nine months due to the coronavirus outbreak, an ashram official said on Tuesday.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visit the Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad.(REUTERS)
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visit the Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad.(REUTERS)

US first family gets ‘sense of peace’ at Sabarmati Ashram

Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By Swapnil Rawal
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2020 07:14 AM IST
According to Kartikeya Sarabhai, trustee of the Sabarmati Ashram Preservation and Memorial Trust, the visitors said they got a sense of “peace” after visiting the ashram where Gandhi lived between 1917 and 1930.
US President Donald Trump tries spinning on a traditional 'charkha' at Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad on Monday.(PTI PHOTO.)
US President Donald Trump tries spinning on a traditional 'charkha' at Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad on Monday.(PTI PHOTO.)

At Sabarmati Ashram; Trumps feel ‘sense of peace’, try spinning

Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By Swapnil Rawal
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2020 05:04 PM IST
President Trump landed at the Sadar Vallabhbhai Patel airport in Ahmedabad at around 11:40 am following which he was given the guard of honour and welcomed with a traditional Gujarati ceremony.
During their visit to Ashram, they were seen spinning the Charkha, which is closely associated with India’s freedom struggle and Mahatma Gandhi.(PTI)
During their visit to Ashram, they were seen spinning the Charkha, which is closely associated with India’s freedom struggle and Mahatma Gandhi.(PTI)

Trump’s visit was ‘short and sweet’: Sabarmati Ashram director

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2020 03:04 PM IST
Ashram Atul Pandya said Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump were interested in knowing about the culture of India.
A labourer pours a bucket of soil near the statue of Mahatma Gandhi (R) at Sabarmati Ashram also known as Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad.(AFP)
A labourer pours a bucket of soil near the statue of Mahatma Gandhi (R) at Sabarmati Ashram also known as Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad.(AFP)

Donald Trump to visit Sabarmati Ashram

Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By Rezaul H Laskar
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2020 01:14 AM IST
It has been confirmed that Trump would visit the Sabarmati Ashram with Modi shortly after flying into Ahmedabad on Monday afternoon.
President Donald Trump with first lady Melania Trump wave as they walk across the tarmac to board Air Force One at th Andrews Air Force Baseduring their departure to India onSunday.(AP PHOTO.)
President Donald Trump with first lady Melania Trump wave as they walk across the tarmac to board Air Force One at th Andrews Air Force Baseduring their departure to India onSunday.(AP PHOTO.)

On whirlwind India tour, Trump has Sabarmati Ashram, Taj Mahal, Rajghat on his list

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2020 07:28 AM IST
President Trump will be on a whirlwind two-day state visit to India that will take him to Ahmedabad, Agra and national capital New Delhi.
Policemen stand in front of a billboard displaying a picture of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump in Ahmedabad on February 23, 2020, ahead of Trump's arrival.(AFP)
Policemen stand in front of a billboard displaying a picture of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump in Ahmedabad on February 23, 2020, ahead of Trump's arrival.(AFP)

Visit to Sabarmati Ashram back on Donald Trump’s agenda during India visit

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2020 02:32 PM IST
A person familiar with planning for the visit confirmed on Sunday afternoon that the Trumps would visit the Sabarmati Ashram shortly after flying into Ahmedabad on Monday afternoon.
US President Trump will be the first US president to visit the Sabarmati Ashram (in photo), a place closely associated with India’s freedom struggle.(ANI)
US President Trump will be the first US president to visit the Sabarmati Ashram (in photo), a place closely associated with India’s freedom struggle.(ANI)

US President Trump to be gifted spinning wheel, Mahatma Gandhi’s autobiography, portrait during Sabarmati Ashram visit

Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2020 07:54 PM IST
Sabarmati Ashram trustees Kartikeya Sarabhai and Amrut Modi said the American president, US First Lady Melania Trump and Prime Minister Modi would spend around 30 minutes at the ashram.
PM Narendra Modi with US President Donald Trump during the Howdy Modi Community Summit in Houston, Texas, US on September 22, 2019.(Bloomberg Photo)
PM Narendra Modi with US President Donald Trump during the Howdy Modi Community Summit in Houston, Texas, US on September 22, 2019.(Bloomberg Photo)

Ahmedabad preps for 22km Trump-Modi roadshow, 50k people to line up along route

Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2020 12:29 AM IST
As per the route plan given to the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) by authorities, Trump and Modi will first reach the Sabarmati Ashram, a place closely associated with Mahatma Gandhi, from the international airport.
PM Modi at Sabarmati riverfront in Ahmedabad(Twitter/@BJP4India)
PM Modi at Sabarmati riverfront in Ahmedabad(Twitter/@BJP4India)

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: ‘One-man, one-resolve’ is PM’s mantra for nation’s tribute to Mahatma

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2019 10:55 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to all Indians to take one resolution each in the country’s interest and follow it for one year
Gandhiji was a lone prisoner in the yard comprising eight cells especially built for high-profile prisoners by the British rulers in 1895.(Getty Images)
Gandhiji was a lone prisoner in the yard comprising eight cells especially built for high-profile prisoners by the British rulers in 1895.(Getty Images)

Revisiting Sabarmati central jail where Gandhi was first imprisoned in 1922

Hindustan Times | By Hiral Dave
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2019 01:37 PM IST
Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary: Five years after Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi embarked on a long freedom struggle with the 1917 Champaran Satyagraha, this prison in Ahmedabad became the first of the total 10 confinements he was subjected to between 1922 and 1944.
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar along with Ekaterina Tolstoy, Director of the Tolstoy Museum and Estate, inaugurated an exhibition dedicated to the friendship between Mahatma Gandhi and Leo Tolstoy.(@IndEmbMoscow/Twitter)
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar along with Ekaterina Tolstoy, Director of the Tolstoy Museum and Estate, inaugurated an exhibition dedicated to the friendship between Mahatma Gandhi and Leo Tolstoy.(@IndEmbMoscow/Twitter)

Indian Embassy in Russia organises Gandhi-Tolstoy exhibition on Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary

Moscow | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2019 11:08 AM IST
The exhibition, curated by renowned Gandhi scholar, Birad Yajnik, will showcase the correspondence between the two great souls of the 20th century, tracing their relationship and the impact it had on their individual journeys.

Gandhi Jayanti highlights: India of Bapu’s dream will follow ‘sabka sath, sabka vikas’, says PM Modi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2019 11:26 PM IST

The country celebrated the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Wednesday as several events including marches, cleanliness drives and blood donation camps marked the day.Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Mahatma’s resting place Raj Ghat in the morning to pay tribute to the Father of the Nation before going to Sabarmati Ashram where hetook part in a cleanliness drive in the evening.Earlier in the day, BJP president and Union home minister Amit Shah flagged off party’s Gandhi Sankalp Yatra from Delhi. Congress leaders, led by party’s interim president Sonia Gandhi, took out a Gandhi Sandesh padyatra from the party’s Delhi office. Highlights:

Pratima behn, a communicator at the Sabarmati ashram, explains aspects of Gandhi’s life.(Raj K Raj/HT)
Pratima behn, a communicator at the Sabarmati ashram, explains aspects of Gandhi’s life.(Raj K Raj/HT)

An archival treasure on Gandhi

Hindustan Times | By Paramita Ghosh
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2019 01:09 PM IST
Bolstered by his experience of ashram life in South Africa, Gandhi first set up an ashram in the Kochrab area of Ahmedabad, which he later shifted to its present site on the banks of the river Sabarmati.
Tulsi Mehar Shrestha with Jawaharlal Nehru, Nepal.(by special arrangement)
Tulsi Mehar Shrestha with Jawaharlal Nehru, Nepal.(by special arrangement)

The Gandhian who brought the charkha to Nepal

Hindustan Times | By Manjeev Singh Puri
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2019 02:00 PM IST
Shrestha was born in Kathmandu in 1896. From an early age, he showed signs of being a social reformer. He became one of the leaders of the Satyacharan Malami Guthi that worked to end outdated death related rites and rituals in Nepal.
Gandhinagar: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra during Jan Sankalp Rally ahead of Lok Sabha elections, in Gandhinagar.(AP)
Gandhinagar: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra during Jan Sankalp Rally ahead of Lok Sabha elections, in Gandhinagar.(AP)

Priyanka makes first tweets, recalls words of Gandhi

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2019 07:43 AM IST
She also tweeted words of Mahatama Gandhi along with a picture of some of his belongings including his charkha.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra during Jan Sankalp Rally, in Gandhinagar, Tuesday, March 12, 2019.(PTI photo)
Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra during Jan Sankalp Rally, in Gandhinagar, Tuesday, March 12, 2019.(PTI photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Congress kicks off campaign blitz at PM Modi’s home turf

Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi and Hiral Dave
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2019 11:06 PM IST
Congress leaders attended a prayer meeting at the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad before convening for a meeting of CWC — its first in the state in 58 years — followed by a public rally where Priyanka Gandhi Vadra delivered her first speech since being appointed a general secretary
Nearly 30,000 sacks of groundnuts (each weighing 35 kg) were found mixed with sand and stones. They were kept at a private godown taken on rent by the National Agriculture Co-operative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED), which had procured the groundnut on behalf of the Gujarat government, at Pedhla town in Jetpur taluka of Rajkot district.(HT Photo for Representation)
Nearly 30,000 sacks of groundnuts (each weighing 35 kg) were found mixed with sand and stones. They were kept at a private godown taken on rent by the National Agriculture Co-operative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED), which had procured the groundnut on behalf of the Gujarat government, at Pedhla town in Jetpur taluka of Rajkot district.(HT Photo for Representation)

Gujarat Congress leader to sit on three-day fast demanding judicial probe into ‘groundnut scam’

Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 15, 2018 10:09 PM IST
Gujarat Congress leader Paresh Dhanani said he would launch the fast from Thursday morning outside Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad to press for a judicial inquiry into the groundnut scam, which his party has alleged is worth Rs 4,000 crore.
Gandhi’s room at Hridaykunj, his living quarters at Sabarmati Ashram. In addition to his room, Hridaykunj also comprises Kasturba Gandhi’s room, a guest room, kitchen, store room and verandah.(Aalok Soni/HT Photo)
Gandhi’s room at Hridaykunj, his living quarters at Sabarmati Ashram. In addition to his room, Hridaykunj also comprises Kasturba Gandhi’s room, a guest room, kitchen, store room and verandah.(Aalok Soni/HT Photo)

The soul of Sabarmati: As the Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad completes its centenary year, a look at the place it had in the Mahatma’s life

Hindustan Times | By Poulomi Banerjee
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2018 07:37 PM IST
The Satyagraha Ashram on the banks of the Sabarmati was founded by Gandhi on June 17, 1917.
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