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Rediscovering Gandhi

Rediscovering Gandhi

Mint - HT Smartcast


This podcast is a limited series from Livemint celebrating the 152nd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. In this weekly series (of 5 episodes), Mint's Associate Editor Shalini Umachandran discusses the lesser-known aspects of Gandhi's life. This is a Mint production, brought to you by HT Smartcast.

Rediscovering Gandhi
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Available Episodes

07:42
6: Bonus Episode - The more human Gandhi
EPISODE 6
28 Nov 2019

So far we've only heard of Gandhi, the icon. But, what about Gandhi, the person? In this bonus episode, Shalini @shalinimb shares her grandmother's stories about Gandhi and reflect ... Read more

28 Nov8 MINS
06:49
5: Was Gandhi ever inspired by Art?
EPISODE 5
21 Nov 2019

We hardly think about art when we mention Gandhi. However, not only did he inspire art, but he was also inspired by it. Tune in, as Shalini @shalinimb explores Gandhi's words, “Whe ... Read more

21 Nov7 MINS
07:06
4: Did money matter to Gandhi?
EPISODE 4
15 Nov 2019

Gandhi's face on Indian currency notes has always been considered ironical, owing to the general perception that Gandhi didn't care about money. However, that is not true. Gandhi w ... Read more

15 Nov7 MINS
05:49
3: Gandhi and Khadi: Sartorial or Political?
EPISODE 3
21 Oct 2019

In this episode, Shalini Umachandran explores the sartorial choices of Gandhi and examines if he really used clothing as a communication and political tool. Read more

21 Oct6 MINS
06:41
2: What did Food mean to him?
EPISODE 2
10 Oct 2019

From veganism to food journalling, Gandhi was ahead of his times when it came to experimenting with food but behind his "faddish diets" was a very clear thought process that reflec ... Read more

10 Oct7 MINS
07:01
1: Journey to Satyagraha
EPISODE 1
02 Oct 2019

Gandhi had a complicated relationship with the railways - some of the transformational moments of his life were aboard trains yet he complained about them often. Listen to the tale ... Read more

02 Oct7 MINS