Living history: The Aga Khan Palace in India — By ZAITOON KHAN

On 2 October, the Aga Khan Palace in Pune was lit up in all its glory, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth. Shining like a beacon above Pune’s Nagar Road, the brightly lit Palace represents a fitting metaphor for Gandhi’s role as a guiding light in India’s campaign for independence. The Aga…

New Gujarati Exhibition Opens in London: Exhibits from Gandhi’s and Jinnah’s Ancestral Home Spark New Interest in Diasporic Indians

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New Gujarati Exhibition Opens in London Exhibits from Gandhi’s and Jinnah’s ancestral home spark new interest in diasporic Indians By Mohamed M Keshavjee Exhibition launch. Gujarati Yatra (Gujarati journey) an exhibition that captures the essence of a journey on the Indian Ocean that has been taking place for over a thousand…

When Morarji Desai objected to ‘fake’ Gandhi…. — Deccan Herald com

It was not a smooth sailing for legendary British filmmaker Richard Attenborough, who made the epic movie ‘Gandhi’, when he sought permission to shoot scenes relating to last days of Kasturba spent at the famous Aga Khan palace here, as he had to overcome an objection raised by former Prime Minister Morarji Desai.   Recalling…

Madiba, My Hero by Zulfikarali Khoja

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children” – Nelson Mandela By Zulfikarali M. Khoja (special to Simerg) My diverse background has provided me with three world-class heroes. As a Gujarati speaking Canadian, Ghandi stands out as my hero. The Mahatma found the roots…