ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

A+| A| A-

NEW DELHI-Redefining Poverty

tice all those who wish to secure it; and in doing so, as a practical reformer, I have not hesitated to take in those, who I know are actuated by hatred. Even the latter are entitled to justice " He went on to say that, so long as they remained non-violent, they would be fit soldiers of his movement (Young India, February 16, 1921). Thus, the right to bring the rulers to book by direct action is a basic human right, it is not contingent upon virtue; it is certainly not contingent upon obtaining certificates of virtue from the rulers.

To read the full text Login

Get instant access

New 3 Month Subscription
to Digital Archives at

₹826for India

$50for overseas users

Comments

(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

Back to Top