Essay on Gandhi and Champaran Satyagraha of 1917. Champaran Satyagraha exposed Gandhi to the people at large. The peasants of the Champ ran district in Bihar who resorted to indigo plantations were oppressed by the Europeans.
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Short essay on the Gandhiji's concept of Satyagraha. The term Satyagraha was coined by Gandhiji to express the nature of non-violent direct action of the Indians in South Africa against the racial policy of the Government there.
Key notes on Gandhi's Concept of Satyagraha. Satyagraha implies deference to truth. It means to insist upon truth in the non-violent way. Further, it is a resistance through non-violence.
What are the essential Techniques of Satyagraha as used by Gandhiji? Fasting is a great technique of Satyagraha. Through fasting, a Satyagrahi will attach his greatest devotion to duty and love for the opponent. By this, one will purify his body, mind and soul.
The literal meaning of the term ‘Satyagraha’ is "holding on to truth" and as truth for Gandhiji was God. Satyagraha in the general sense of the word means the way of life of on that holds steadfastly to God and dedicates his life to him.
To improve conditions in India, the British appointed the Simon Commission. The Congress boycotted the Commission and asked Sir Simon to go back as the Commission had no Indian representative. The boycott was complete and largely peaceful.