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

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Nationalist Peasant

Peasant Nationalists of Gujarat, Kheda District 1917-1934 by David Hardiman; Oxford University Press. Delhi, 1981; pp 309, Rs 110. GUJARAT was the strongest bastion of the Gandhian Congress, the source of some of. its most famous peasant satyagrahas (Kheda 1918, Bardoli 1928), the homeland of Gandhi himself as well as 'iron man' Vallabhbhai Patel, the conservative opposite to Nehru, and the testing-ground for the Gan- dhian 'constructive programme'

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