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NATIONAL CHARACTER

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | The Times of India | Nov 3, 2020 

An Indian industrialist once had the occasion to go to West Germany in 1965. While there, he visited a factory. Going around it to see how it functioned, he stopped beside a worker and started to put a few questions to him. To his surprise, in spite of his repeating the questions several times, the man paid no attention to him and went on with his work.

Fulfilling Gandhiji’s unfulfilled mission

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | TOI Blog | 2 Oct 2020

Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated annually on 2nd October to commemorate the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. This year, contemplating on Gandhiji’s contribution to India, I remembered that historians concede: “the most massive and historically effective example of non-violent activism was that of the movement organized by Mahatma Gandhi.” (Encyclopaedia Britannica Vol. 13, page 850).

Independence Day advise to Indians: Be self-reliant

By Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | TOI Blog | August 15, 2020

On 15th August 2020 India celebrates its 74th Independence Day. In an advisory the Home Ministry has asked the states to avoid large congregations, webcast the events and spread the theme of ‘Aatma Nirbhar Bharat’ announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a self-reliant India.