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Correspondence : 1929

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000015131

01.01.1929

04699

LUTOSLAWSKI, Wincenty (Prof.)

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GANDHI, M. K.

2

I am afraid Dhan Gopal Mukerjee's representations of Gandhiji are baseless. Did he ever meet you ?

000016024

01.01.1929

06166

TRIPATHI RAJKUMARI DEVI

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GANDHI, M. K.

8

A scotish girl aged 22 converted to Hinduism and married to an Indian Brahmin describing the depiorable pecuniary position of her family implores Gandhiji to help her and her husband. Both prepared to do any sort of hard wotk.

000016023

01.01.1929

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Valedictory of Srinivasa Shastri on the occasion of leaving South Africa shore, alongwith his portrait drawn from the "Cape Times" before his departure from Cape Town.

000016025

01.01.1929

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1

Offical receipt of All India Congress Committee for Rs. 10 being a subscription fee of Mahatma Gandhi.

000015946

01.01.1929

00394

ANDREWS, C. F.

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GANDHI, M. K.

6

In the same strain as in 15945 say barriers are breaking down. However Great Britian is now out of the picture and India will have to deal directly to South Africa.

000016026

02.01.1929

06167

VASUDEVPRASAD

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GANDHI, M. K.

1

Should I submit to be initiated by our Guru who leads an immoral life ?

000014984

02.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04619

BEE KEEPERS' ASSOCIATION, Secretary

1

Inquiring whether the Association at Simla mentioned in " A Gulde to Bee-keeping " is still in existance and whether some one from Satyagrahashram can be sent there for receiving training.

000015133

02.01.1929

00394

ANDREWS, C. F.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

This week's news is nothing but tantalising. I hope earnestly that in view of the Congress Resolutions you take the lead again. The violence of the times will make a non-violent campaign almost impossible. Am hugely amazed at the Mac Millan man !

000016323

04.01.1929

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4

Statement before the Notary public by Mrs. Amette H. Donerty an American citizen whose husband was killed by "Congress Rioters" in Bombay on 19-11-1929 The purport of the statement is that Gandhiji and Mrs. Naidu wanted to persuade her not to make public this incident !

000014872

05.01.1929

04406

JAGANNATH

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GANDHI, M. K.

3

enclosing a copy of Gandhiji's draft revised by Tandonji intimates that Balvantraiji will be free before January 25 and can go to Sind or anywhere for collections.

000015255

05.01.1929

05541

BIRLA, G. D.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Malaviyaji approves Lalaji Memorial Fund draft. Ansari not here: I agree.

000026839

05.01.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

21

The poet is grand. I fear his differences with you are exaggerated by others- especially. Andrews who loves both. I am very busy. Please beware of Krishnadas.

000016027

05.01.1929

06168

MOGRE SADANANDA R.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

advising remittanee of Rs. 59-13-0 on behalf of Madhyandu Brahmin Union of Bombay.

000025583

06.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08417

PHADKE V. L.

1

Bring Jagu's wife. Do you want any more help ?

000014982

06.01.1929

04618

KISHORILAL

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GANDHI, M. K.

3

A devoted Khadi worker, approaches. Gandhiji with an earnest yearning to dedicate himself whole-sale at Gandhiji's feet. A sum of Rs.100/- donated to him by a friend is also dedicated to Gandhiji as "Guru Daxina (Offering to teacher)."

000014983

06.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04120

POLAK, H. S. L.

1

Introducing Jiwanlal Motichand - the aluminium business man, recommends him for all possible assistance during his stay in London.

000016028

06.01.1929

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2

Cutting from "The Macon Telegraph" dated 6-1-1929 containing "Life cannot die and other unusual material".

000015804

06.01.1929

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1

In view of Labour strike in Ahmedabad, the secretary Labour Association warns the new recruits brought in to break up the strike.

000015258

07.01.1929

03708

KRISHANDAS

09849

SUBBAIAH, A.

1

Please supply me with Romain Rolland's address.

000014873

07.01.1929

04032

BIRLA, Ghanashyamdas

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GANDHI, M. K.

2

Regarding statement and appeal about LalAji Memorial, Progress in Khadi sale and expectation and progress and requirement of the Dairy Farm. Awaiting the results of Gandhiji's experiments with almond milk.

000015259

07.01.1929

04775

RAMANATHAN R. L.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

enclosing Bank draft for Rs. 1560/- collected as aid to his khadi fund by s. M. Sahai for the anniversary of his visit to Ceylon on 29th November.

000026840

07.01.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

26

An account of her stay, lactures etc. of the institutions and appreciation of the poet. She disapproves of non-vegetarian diet served to the students.

000031342

07.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

1

'Gives his (Gandhi's) news & inquires her.

000015805

07.01.1929

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5

Weekly report of the Gujarat ginning Mill's strike.

000009565

08.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09443

TYABJI, Abbas S.

1

Gujarat Mail does not go to Sabarmati so I will send somebody's car to Ahmedabad to receive you. I cannot give Raihana a drive in the Royal cart.

000030707

08.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08857

JASANI, TARABEN

1

stressing importance of learning this Art Says why don't you come to Ashram for few months ? Here you might learn this Art.

000014902

08.01.1929

04591

POORIAH SITA

09849

SUBBAIAH, A.

1

The Slivers required are not meant for any institution but for our personal use. One Hindu family knowing spinning are also clamouring for slivers. Please point out wherefrom they can be easily obtained.

000014875

08.01.1929

04575

MOJPU THARRAWADDY

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Wire requesting to include Toungoo in Burma circuit assures of heartiest welcome.

000014874

08.01.1929

01397

ANSARI, M. A. (DR.)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Thanks your letter. Cordially endorse appeal.

000015263

08.01.1929

04776

NAOROJI, Khurshed (Miss)

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GANDHI, M. K.

4

The Indo-Chinese delegates not knowing english Khurdhedben conveys their desire to carry Gandhiji's message of hope and sympathy for their countrymen aspiring to attain the same goal as India and their expectation to visit the Ashram next year.

000026841

08.01.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

15

Santiniketan the homeop art and Sabarmati the home of asceticism supplement each other. People here are nice but it seems they do not know how to kook Indian Style food.

000016030

08.01.1929

06170

SHARMA, PARSHADILAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

Remetting Rs. 10/- as a contribution to Daridra Narayana purse saved by him by observing fasts for four days in a month, explains the history of his decision of his.

000009255

08.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01789

PANDIT, Vasumati Dhimatram

2

My programme is now fixed. I am leaving for Sind on the 31st. I advise you to stay there: Ba and Keshu had been to Delhi for two days.

000015261

08.01.1929

02736

NANDA, Gulzarilal

04302

MILL OWNERS' ASSOCIATION, Secretary

1

Mahatmaji's presence should be availed of by. Both parties for arriving at a satisfactory conclusion.

000014901

08.01.1929

04589

GUPTA, Shivprasad

04590

UPADHYAYA HARIBHAU

1

Intimating about the unrealized cheque of Rs.2000/- returned by Birlaji and issueing a fresh cheque for the amount in favour of Birlaji.

000014903

08.01.1929

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C.R. Khadi Bulletin no.1. in which he tries to convince a friend and though him the public of the urgence to adopt hand spun and hand woven khadi.

000015260

08.01.1929

01452

PAUL, K. T.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Seeking interview on 17th or 18th inst.

000027127

09.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10455

GANGADHAR RAO

1

Give me details about Pundalik's satyagraha.

000015266

09.01.1929

04779

MUTHUREEVAPPAN

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Ordering 'Young India' for one year by V.P.P.

000015262

09.01.1929

01346

JAIRAMDAS

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GANDHI, M. K.

2

enclosing provisional tour programme for Gandhiji's approval.

000016031

09.01.1929

06171

NANDA DAYARAM

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GANDHI, M. K.

2

For effective foreign cloth boycott one should strart spinning and weaving factories through out the countries and sell the product at cheaper rates, instead of burning the cloth.

000026842

09.01.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

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GANDHI, M. K.

17

Narrates further impression at Santiniketan. Feels the instituation can join hands with Khadi workers; and that the so advertised differences can be bridged.

000016037

09.01.1929

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Cutting from "Bengalee" Cattle Diaseases": a menace to India's fundamental industry: and a scheme for preventing compaign. Report of a paper read at the All India Congress Conference.

000015134

09.01.1929

00394

ANDREWS, C. F.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

I have got on board at last. It will be better for you to see Europe and England before the year is over, and explain what it will mean if you have to call for Civil Disobedience in January 1930. English papers are always falsifying the news that comes over.

000015270

10.01.1929

04781

ALL INDIA CONGRESS, Under-Secretary

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Communicating the resolution adopted by the Working Committee at Calcutta reguesting Mahatmaji to prepare a scheme about the boycott of foreign cloth through Congress organisations.

000015269

10.01.1929

00770

ANSARI, M. A. (DR.)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

Confirming his wire (14874) expresses grief decision at the All Parties Muslim Leaguer's attitude and decision at the All Parties Muslim Conference in Delhi. Intimates about his ill health and expresses anxiety over financial difficulties of the Jamia Milia.

000015267

10.01.1929

04406

JAGANNATH

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GANDHI, M. K.

2

Requesting to perform 3 functions. (1) Presiding Anniversary of Servants of People's Society, (2) Opening Lajpat Rai Hall and (3) Laying foundation stone of Gulab devi Hospital.

000015275

11.01.1929

00619

NEHRU, Jawaharlal (Pandit)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Papers announce you touring North U.P. Hope you will extend tour South also.

000015136

11.01.1929

02817

SASTRI, V. S. Srinivasa

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

Informing about his popularity with Indian as well as white people and contrasting the same with the unpopularity and abuse in the homeland intimates that he will be landing on Indian shore on 15th February.

000015274

11.01.1929

04782

ATKINSON, Henry A. (Dr.)

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GANDHI, M. K.

2

Intimating doings of the representative meeting in Geneva to consider the idea of holding an Universal Religious Peace Conference in 1930, communicates his arrival in India and a desire to meet personally on Tuesday, 15th January.

000015271

11.01.1929

01346

JAIRAMDAS

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Wire redirected. Myself reaching Sind 16th Choithram third week January. Had requested at Calcutta that Manilal should come 25th. Yourself 1st February. This give time for preparatory work for collections. Kindly wire final decision here:

000026843

11.01.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10

Narrates her work in Muzaffarpur and meeting the Franco - Chinese friends.

000015276

12.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00619

NEHRU, Jawaharlal (Pandit)

1

As to European Visit am awaiting father's decision Consult him and guide me. You as a congress Secretary new bring out order out of chaos.

000015272

12.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00916

DAULATRAM, Jairamdas

2

Your programme stands. But if possible avoid travelling on Sunday night i.e. whilst I am silent.

000015279

12.01.1929

00612

NEHRU, Motilal (Pandit)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

Soliciting pardon for drawing Gandhiji in the politically filthy atmosphere of Calcutta expects help and guidance to work out congress programme, he himself being not in a position to do much moving due to presettled engagements.

000015277

12.01.1929

00619

NEHRU, Jawaharlal (Pandit)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

After supplying Kamala's health-news referring to his telegraphic requests to extend his U.P. tour. Also suggests that Kripalani should overhault Khadi Centres.

000026844

12.01.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Personal news of her journey.

000016039

12.01.1929

10067

KUNVAR RANVIRSINH

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Submits 8 questions relating to God, Swaraj and self realiasation use of meat, liquor and eggs etc. for solution.

000016032

12.01.1929

10066

HOOGEWERF, E. ?

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

Requesting to use his influence with the Gaeckwar of Baroda to secure for him the post of Director of Industries or something similiar connected with the development of cottage industries. Copy of his application to Gaeckwar accompanies.

000016033

12.01.1929

06173

BANAJI, M. M.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

Inviting Particular attention of Gandhiji to his enclosed English & Gujarati articles. Mr. M. M. Banaji suggests adoption of country tax instead of 5% of income on all congress men which is infinitesimal. Deprecates Congress programme.

000015273

13.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00402

RAJAGOPALACHARI, C.

2

Let us simply do whatever we can in spite of adverse circumstances. In opinion dictatorstip is out of question. The health-God dealt with me most handsomely. during the Calcutta strain.

000015137

13.01.1929

04700

AGNES

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

Supplying family news evinces eagerness to meet personally during his intended visit next year, as has been reported by Mande Royden.

000014876

13.01.1929

04576

ANNYYA

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

Requesting Mahatmaji to get his half share in the property in Natal.

000014879

13.01.1929

04578

SURYANARAYANMURTHI S.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

What course should I follow in court if called to give evidence in an alleged murder case of his wife by husband. I know the contents of a letter written to the husband by a dancing girl.

000026845

13.01.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

8

Do you approve of the posters designed by me ? The report in the press about me and my work are put in without my knowledge. Can I have your programme ?

000015264

13.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04777

NAOROJI, Khurshed (Miss)

1

These Indo-Chinese friends will be welcome whenever they come. A short message is sent for whenever they come. Let Jamnaben come before 31st. What happened to the balance of the stuff in Calcutta ?

000015265

13.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04778

BUI-GUANG CHIEU

1

"True freedom lies through Truth and Nonviolence and nothing else".

000009256

13.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01789

PANDIT, Vasumati Dhimatram

1

My programme is now fixed. I am leaving for Sind on the 31st. I advise you to stay there for a month.

000023218

13.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

03231

SATISH BABU

2

Inquires if tri colour national flag can be prepared and if yes the cost and about food cost per head in their ashram.

000015268

13.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04780

JAGANNATH, Lala

1

Regarding Punjab visit I am awaiting a communication from Pandit Motilalji.

000016034

13.01.1929

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2

Cutting from the "The Macon Telegraph" dated 13-1-1929 containing "The Gospel" and other articles.

000026515

14.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10439

GANDHI, Manilal & Sushila

4

I would prefer Sita to Dhairyabala. News about others. Do not be prejudiced against the new agent.

000015280

14.01.1929

00612

NEHRU, Motilal (Pandit)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

I fear repression is coming. So, though your visit to Europe is most desirable, it would be better to postpone it till about the end of May.

000015282

14.01.1929

04783

GHOSE, PRAFULLA CHANDRA

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Your direct entry into the Congress politics has again put new life in us. We are pining for an active programme. What are the definite items that you want to fulfil in 19299 Depend upon my fullest co-operation.

000014878

14.01.1929

00612

NEHRU, Motilal (Pandit)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Letter received. Posting reply to-day.

000016035

14.01.1929

09172

RAJAGOPALACHARI, C.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10

A paid worker in the Andhra Branch of All India Spinners Association after describing his differences and disagreements with the chief Mr. Konda Venkattappayya intimates his decision to sever his connections with All India Spinners' Association.

000026847

14.01.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

11

I shudder at the thought that in your impending tour Mahadev will not be with you. Please arrange to keep me informed of your health. It is very cold here:

000031343

14.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

4

(1) Feels happy at her liking poet (Tagore) & his institutions (2) Asks not to shorten her letters which give useful news & her temperamewnt (3) Asks to give reasons for her terrible opinion re: Krishnadas. (4) Gives Ashram news, his (Gandhi's) Programme, his health & diet adjustments.

00014831A

14.01.1929

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Inquires and instructions about tomatoes.

000014881

15.01.1929

04580

TURNER A. JAMES

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

enclosing a copy of a Bulletin "A note on the early history of Cotton" with reference to the two articles "Our ancient Heritage" that appeared in Young India.

000014882

15.01.1929

04581

ALBRECHT (M.P.)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Inquires whether Gandhiji would be found in Ashram and whether he and his wife can be his guests for about a couple of days.

000015140

15.01.1929

04701

MARIA

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

Gandhiji or rather India is congratulated for Bardoli conquest, intimations about Esther and Menon, inquiries about two Danish ladies, wish that if at all Gandhiji visits Europe it should be in his capacity of a messenger from free India.

000015139

15.01.1929

09725

ANDREWS, C. F.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

Talking of the unpropitiousness of the Atlantic gives idea of his suffiring. Evinces anxity to start for. British Giuana and urgency to pay visit to South Africa inconsideration of the calamity likely to be caused by Hertzog's victory in elections.

000026848

15.01.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

9

I am a little unwell but hope to get well soon and then I move to the village Chhatwan.

000016036

15.01.1929

06174

MAHENDRA

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

Giving idea of the awakening of Shahbad district youths and the decision to start "YOVAK SANDESH"magazine requests to send a short message.

000015284

16.01.1929

00844

SHAUKAT ALI

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

I am very busy but am coming to meet you, to invite you to the ceremony.

000015142

16.01.1929

04703

MOYS, BESSIE A.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

enclosing a booklet quotes Gandhiji's number of fortune as per numerical science. The highest spiritual experience of the spirit with the Divine.

000031344

16.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

1

Gives his programme.

000015806

16.01.1929

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2

Written statement of the Ahmedabad Mill Owner's Association submitted to the arbitrators Mahatma Gandhi & Seth Mangaldas in regard in the labour dispute in the Gujarat spinning Mills.

000015288

17.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09616

MIRABEN (Miss SLADE)

2

Returning the charts prepared by her sees no harm in the reference to Swaraj and insists upon conciseness and absolute accuracy. For shaking off the cold regorous walking is recommended.

000015281

17.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00612

NEHRU, Motilal (Pandit)

3

No apology is at all necessary. Subject to your reply. I propose to cancel European tour this year. It is quite like Jawahar that he should give up smoking.

000015287

17.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00770

ANSARI, M. A. (DR.)

2

News about the Muslim Conference in Delhi though distressful deserves to be lived. Dr. Zakir should be relieved of the anxiety by transferring to them the Ajmal Fund. Lalaji's society should be purged of communalism.

000015278

17.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00619

NEHRU, Jawaharlal (Pandit)

2

I utterly distrust Doctor's reports. I strongly recommend kuhne's bath and sun-baths. Regarding Kripalani's work I want more details.

000015286

17.01.1929

03983

DASGUPTA, SATISCHANDRA

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

Apprising of the Khaddar work, Cost of flag preparation, their living expenses per headm, economical working of the Shuddha khadi Bhandar and the health of his family members.

000026849

17.01.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

12

My cold continues. People are kind and attentive. I hope to be better soon.

000031345

17.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

1

Suggests applying hot water bottle at abdomen, take boiled rice water & sun bath. Asks to report daily progress.

000015289

17.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04784

NIRANJAN SINGH

1

I approve and agree to your translating my other works. See that the translations are full and not of parts only.

000015291

17.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04785

GIDWANI (Mrs.)

1

Rebuking for writing in English, prefers even Sindi. In Karachi I shall be in the custody of the Reception Committee. So you better contact them.

000014986

17.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04394

ZAFRULMULK

1

Sorry. I had not thought of silence when I asked you to come. Do write or come and pass with me a few days when I am at the Ashram.

000015293

17.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04786

ALL INDIA SPINNERS ASSOCIATION, Sec

1

Expresses opinion about the qualifications of voters and nomination of candidates for election.

000031346

17.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

2

(1) Approves her charts, re Income etc. of various countries, with some corrections. Suggests publishing them in Hindi for North India (2) Suggests diet etc. for her health. (3) Giving his programme assures writting her two post cards a week.

000015290

17.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04780

JAGANNATH, Lala

2

enclosing extract from Dr. Ansari's letter desires him to put Dr. Ansari at ease. Sind programme will begin from 31st only.

000015294

17.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08148

MALKANI, N. R. (Prof.)

2

Challenging him to explain the expense of Rs.700/- incurred on sarees on the occasion of his daughter's marriage. Advises to stout for Sabarmati.

000015292

17.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

07269

ROY, Bidhan Chandra (Dr.)

1

Trying to find out truth about Mukerje's claim about the tent, wishes that the Reception Committee should make amends in case the claim is well made.

000022504

17.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

05982

MALKANI

2

Original of 15294

000014883

18.01.1929

04582

RAJAN, PAUL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

Quoting gists of letters received by him from M/s. Atkinson and prof Wadia on the subject of "The Universal Religious Peace Conference" seeks advice as to whether he should accept invitation to attend meeting in Frankfort Germany, submitting his own reasons for and against.

000015295

18.01.1929

04787

SHARMA, Parashuram (Dr.)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

Sending his personal and private statement regarding the irregularities in the registration of the delegates from different provinces.

000015285

18.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02122

SHAUKAT ALI (Maulana)

1

Await your promised letter, but still more your promised visit. Have the Invitation but am afraid would not be able to attend.

000014988

18.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04622

BING, Harold F.

1

Sorrow I could not send the message for 'Youth'.

000015143

18.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

03711

GREGG, Richard B. ("Govind")

2

It is decided to publish your book News about Gandhiji's milkiess diet and Miraben's activities in Bihar.

000014987

18.01.1929

09719

JACOBS, H. E. (Miss)

04621

GANDHI, M. K., Private Secretary of

1

Intimating of their arrival In Ahmedabad for seeing Bapuji and handing over South African Friends' message to him.

000015144

18.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04683

STANDENATH (Mr. and Mrs.)

1

Compose yourselves and go on steadily with your mission. Intimating change in his dietary and about Miraben's Charka work in Bihar.

000025584

19.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08417

PHADKE V. L.

1

I approve of Jaisukhlal.

000015297

19.01.1929

06487

LIVINGSTON & DOULL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

enclosing a bank form for signature to confirm his power of Attorney in favour of Mr. Doull.

000014889

19.01.1929

04584

KAPUR, Inderlal

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

I do not think the proposed allocation of Lalaji Memorial Fund is proper as no provision is made to help sufferers and establishment of an.

000016038

19.01.1929

06175

NANGE PARAMHANS

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

Unexplicable prattling of a nacked ascetic (Nange Parmahans).

000026850

19.01.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

My trouble and weakness continue to increase. But I hope I shall soon be well.

000015298

19.01.1929

01401

TAGORE, Rabindranath

02840

MIRABEN

3

The ideals of the Ashram is to pasya and that of is Anand - the two aspects of creation. Mahatmaji is the prophet of Tapasya and I the poet of Anand.

000015296

19.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04788

TRAVANCORE, Dewan of

1

Reminding about roads surrounding the Suchindrum Temple wants to know whether there is any likelihood untouchables in near future:

000031347

19.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

1

Suggests transfering herself to some warmer place.

000014985

19.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04002

SANKARAN

1

Do talk to Mathuradas to whom I found your letter. Do not leave abruptly.

000015300

20.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09865

ALL INDIA SPINNERS ASSOCIATION, Sec.

1

Instructions about the All India Spinners Association election and date for nominationg candidates.

000015299

20.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00509

SATYAPAL (Dr.)

1

My programme is still uncertain I am awaiting Motilalji's reply. Do put the congress organisation in Punjab in order.

000026851

20.01.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

30

I am improving Krishnadas is a regular diceit and not a lamb as he apperas to be. He is of a designing sort. His attitude in Ram Vinod's case is suspicious. People at Sodepur also feel as I feel.

000031348

20.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

2

Suggests her coming back to Ashram for the time being, if necessary. Asks not to be nervous. Suggests some diet & applying abdoninal bandages. Gives his (Gandhi's) health news.

000015283

20.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01925

GHOSH, Prafulla C.

1

Not yet sure about the congress programme. Am preparing a scheme for boycott of foreign cloth. I know for certain that you will realize the expectation of you.

000009257

20.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01789

PANDIT, Vasumati Dhimatram

1

To leave Wardha is by no means disobedience. You may come here when you like. You must maintain your good health.

000015141

20.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04702

PETERSEN, Anne Marie (Miss)

2

Not at all certain that I have launched on active politics. Need not be anxious about any dietetic experiments. Sorry for Esther. Danish sisiter are here and passing a week at the Ashram.

000027481

21.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08559

PARMAR, Bechardas

1

Tolerate your wife's behaviour as long as you do not win her over to your views.

000014991

21.01.1929

04623

HONEY MART

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Letter, quoting qualities and rates of various kinds of honey and seeking orders.

000014989

21.01.1929

00619

NEHRU, Jawaharlal (Pandit)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Apparantly some misapprehensive my idea Kripalani undertake through investigation make recommedations reorganisation. Meanwhile status-quo continuing. But am agreeable to any course you suggest.

000014990

21.01.1929

00619

NEHRU, Jawaharlal (Pandit)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

5

It does not really matter much what my opinion on the subject is. It is for you Jamnalalji and Shankerlal to decide and we shall abide by your decision. If Jamnalalji and Shankerlal consider Sitla Sahay unfit or secretaryship then there is no alternative, he must go otherwise my opinion of his capacity is different from Shankerlal's.

000014885

21.01.1929

01385

THADANI, N. V.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

After finishing first part of Mahabharat sends its preface to Bapuji saying that if it is found interesting, he should like to share the whole manuscript with him. Expects to meet in Hyderabad.

000015145

21.01.1929

04704

PIDDINGTON, Albert Bathurst

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

An Australian Labour Leader desiring to interview Gandhiji asks for an appointment.

000026852

21.01.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

16

I am shifted to a warmer and drier place and one better. I shall attend to your advice regarding the charts.

000016029

21.01.1929

06169

PARAMHANSA H.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Lodging complaint against the misbehaviour of the persons in charge of Solpur Swaraj Ashram wishes them be ousted.

000014887

21.01.1929

05273

WADIA, P. A. (Prof.)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

I am afraid, Dr. Atkinson is more after advertising than working quietly for a cause, "If I put my hand to it, 'I must be sure that I do not lend myself to a purely advertising concern".

000015146

21.01.1929

07798

JENKINS, J. D.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

A Europen Businessman felling anxious about the fate of their concerns in India under Nationalist Government seeks enlightement from Gandhiji as to how to reconcile the words used by Pandit Motilal in his reply to Sir George Rainy in the Assembly with the words he used in his report.

000031349

21.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

2

(1) Suggests her some places like Santiniketan etc. for a change. (2) Asks not to worry re: Gandhi's loss of weight. (3) Informs theft of pots from Gandhi's bathroom in Ashram. Gives Mahadev's & other news.

000015302

21.01.1929

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

3

Pamphlet signed by Mavalankar Ganesh Vasudev in connection with a Gujarat College strike.

000026853

21.01.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

06301

SUBBIAH A.

2

Thanks for the news. I am better. Please inquire why I do not get my Young India and if Bapu is going to Europe.

000028495

22.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08660

KHAMBHATA, Bahramji Naoroji

1

The book was received but as it was in Italian I could not read it.

000014892

22.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00402

RAJAGOPALACHARI, C.

1

You will see from Young India what I have done about the boycott of foreign cloth. You also should do some such thing like that.

000016043

22.01.1929

02692

MOHANLAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

I crave to serve the mother-land but am burdened with responsibility to maintain a large family. How should I act ?

000014992

22.01.1929

04624

GREENLEES, Duncan

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Offering service to the Ashram supplies information about his qualifications, age and past career.

000015309

22.01.1929

01346

JAIRAMDAS

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Intimaing final revised programme of Sind tour. Inquires about the persons forming his party.

000016040

22.01.1929

06176

WILTS, Clara A. (Mrs.)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

A lady appreciator of Gandhian philosophy as well as of Bhagvad Gita desires to know where from she can obtain a copy of his autobiography.

000026854

22.01.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

8

I am much better.

000016041

22.01.1929

06177

SHRI RAMKRISHNA, Editor

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

8

enclosing two controversial letters of M. P. Sastri and S. C. Freeman on the subject of self-realisation or salvation, superiority of Jesus Christ or Krishna, Bible or Gita, request to peruse and return with necessary remark.

000016044

22.01.1929

06179

NAYYAR LABBHURAM

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

Apprising intention of establishing a chair in Gurukul university in memory of Swami shraddhanandji appeals to help in collecting Rs. 8000/- to make up the total of Rs. 30000/-.

000027884

22.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02389

PATTANI, Prabhashankar (Sir)

2

Is there any truth in Balvantrais allegations that the peasant in Bhavnagar is poor than anywhere else.

000014893

22.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

03752

DAS GUPTA, Satishchandra

1

It is false economy to wear yourselves out there: Do go out of Sodepur and rest. I shall await a sample flag from you as also your opinion about Ram Binod's case.

000014880

22.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04579

SURYANARAYANMURTHI V.

1

Advised to decline to make any statement but never to tell an untruth.

000023219

22.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

03231

SATISH BABU

1

Original of 14893

000026855

22.01.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

05486

SUBBIAH

1

Send me postal stamps affixed on foreign letters received there: The boys here would be pleased to receive them.

000014884

23.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01361

PAUL, A. A.

1

Irrespective of the impression left upon my mind by Mr. Atkinson's visit, my opinion is that you should not go.

000015303

23.01.1929

00612

NEHRU, Motilal (Pandit)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Accepting inevitablity of European trip desires to know the date of sailing, so that he can spend as much time as possible with Gandhiji before he leaves. Darbhanga case is described as handicapping public activities.

000014994

23.01.1929

04625

ZABID ALI

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Inquiring whether All India Spinners' Association can buy up a big Stock of Charkas at their disposal at a very reasonable price.

000015307

23.01.1929

01348

VENKATAPPAYYA

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Hope the change in your programme does not affect your Andhra tour. We want the whole of March and half of April.

000016042

23.01.1929

06178

ILLEGIBLE KUMBHA

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Requesting to be favoured with opinion on the book forwarded.

000026856

23.01.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

I am improving fast. Herewith a copy of poet's letter to me.

000016045

23.01.1929

05517

ALL INDIA CONGRESS WORKING COMMITTEE

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Requesting to let know the names of Trustees in All India Deshbandhu memorial Fund in Sind.

000015306

23.01.1929

09867

NARAYAN, D.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

In reply to Gandhiji's post card, he informs his previous and present careers in the field of dairying.

000014895

23.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

03636

RAO, Gangadhar

2

Do not be guided by Rajaji in the matter of the proposed tour but shoulder up the responsibility yourself. Do you definitely want me ? If so sfor how long Inquires about Pundalik also.

000014890

23.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04584

KAPUR, Inderlal

1

True, the allocation had my approval. I think for the purposes mentioned by you. Other fund should be started.

000014894

23.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04585

PARSHURAM, (Dr.)

1

Glad you have given me a full letter. Note your restrictions which I shall bear in mind. Shall make careful use of your important letter. It is a terrible business.

000014877

23.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04577

ANNYYA (Sjt.)

1

My advice is to consult some lawyer.

000014888

23.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

05273

WADIA, P. A. (Prof.)

1

Dr. Atkinson did not propose to me to join the committee. It was perhaps because I did not give him much encouragement. He did not leave a good impression upon me.

00015139A

24.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01451

MEHTA, P. J. (Pranjivandas) (Dr.)

1

Cruel force Manilal present statel health. Do what is possible without him.

000015304

24.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00612

NEHRU, Motilal (Pandit)

3

Looking to the reponsibilities in the country, I am disinclined to undertake an Eruopean trip. A Danish friend says, "It is no use to go to Europe as a representative from India in Bondage". Let this urge us to work.

000015305

24.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00619

NEHRU, Jawaharlal (Pandit)

1

Inviting opinions abouts the news regarding European trip and about his own opinions about Silta Sahai whose work more or less is found unsatisfactory by Kripalani, Jamnalji and Shanderlal.

000014886

24.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01385

THADANI, N. V.

1

I shall go through the preface as soon as possible. My forgiveness (for your not coming) will be double earned if the preface promises a discovery after my heart.

000015310

24.01.1929

03577

MALKANI, N. R. (Prof.)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Sind is changed and divided into hostile camps. But you please stick to your programme. Inquiring about Gandhiji's requirements.

000016047

24.01.1929

06181

NARRATANMAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

expressing annoyance at not finding any mention of Jain Community in Gandhiji's speeches or writings & asks for explanation either in papers or letters.

000016054

24.01.1929

06188

SHANKAR BHOOMANANDA SWAMI

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

enclosing a brief article named 'Adarsha Swaraj' for publication in 'Navajivan'.

000016052

24.01.1929

06186

SINGH MUNISHVAR

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

A fresh widower of 21 finding himself in fix as to whether he should submit to his parents' persuation to re-marriage a virgin and have them accept Khaddar vow or re-marry a widow as is his choice, seeks Gandhiji's guidance.

000016049

24.01.1929

06183

GOVINDDAS

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Inquiring in which of the Hindi, Gujarati and English launguages the original manuseripts for `Young India' as well as autobiography were prepared by Gandhiji.

000026857

24.01.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

I am slowly regaining my strength. Within 3 or 4 days. I shall move to the village centre:

000016046

24.01.1929

06180

BALWANI, P. N.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

Giving idea of the activities and pecuniary position of the Hunnary shala" i.e. Industrial institute of Hydrabad, Sind requests to go through the letter before his visit to Sind. The letter gives an idea of the poverty and demoralisation there:

000016048

24.01.1929

06182

SUBRAMANIAM T. V.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Ram Binod Sinha refuses to put All India Spinner's Association seal an all Khadi products. What should we do ?

000016050

24.01.1929

06184

KHANULKAR, L. G.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Head-Master of Maratha High School aiming to introduce cotton industry in his school requests Gandhiji to furnish him with all details and instructions regarding Khadi techniques.

000016051

24.01.1929

06185

SINGH RAMA SUMAR

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Seeking solution to a question whether Rama is justified in embracing and kissing Shyam or vice-verse. They love each other, but there are social barriers.

000014899

24.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04588

AGARWAL VISHNU CHANDAR

1

Regarding drama, it is difficult to give a dogmatic opinion. Under proper supervision it can be made a vehicle for uplifting student life.

000014896

24.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

03169

KARANTH, K.S.

1

expressing opinion about 'Shuddhi, marriage of grown up girls and a child widow.

000014898

24.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04587

RAO, Karnard Sadashiva

1

Forwarding the report about the cLosing of Nileshwar Centre intimates that Chhotelal himself agreed it should be closed.

000014897

24.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04586

SARMA, S. K.

1

Acknowledging receipt of the book "Towards Swaraj" states that Young India is not a reviewing paper in any sense of the term. No time also to read books.

000014996

24.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02571

SHANTI KUMAR

1

Inquires about sailings etc. to Rangoon, from Bombay, Madras and Calcutta.

000013294

24.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

03534

ALL INDIA SPINNERS ASSOCIATION, Sec.

1

It is dufficult to say now whether I can go to Utkal. How much time do they want ?

000022996

24.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08207

GURJALE, G. V.

1

Advises to refer to shro Rajaji.

000015312

25.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09603

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

3

Urging to keep abdominal region warm suggests three methods of Fomentation regarding suspicions about Kishandas writes, "I have not found him to be a fraudulent in his dealings and that the gonden rule is to give the suspected friend or person benefit of doubt.

000015311

25.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09869

DAULTARAM, Jairamdas?

1

expressing hope to carry out the programme and complying with Kripalani's desire to stay with Kikiben writes if it is a matter of no consequence. Where he should stay, he would love to stay with Kikiben.

000015313

25.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09870

JUGALKISHORE (BRINDAVAN)

1

Feeling fuilty about not having said anything yet in Yound India about your work. The letter is transferred now to the Young India file for due clealing in the next issue.

000015148

25.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00394

ANDREWS, C. F.

2

The question of Europen tour is as undecided as before: I incline to Miss Peterson's view that I can deliver the message for more truely after India had become free. Let Macmillans know that I have no desire to make any profits even for my public or philanthropic activities.

000014995

25.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01664

ZAHID ALI

1

Let know the number and price and whether the Charkas are in working order.

000014999

25.01.1929

04628

WOODSWALL, Ruth Frances

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Can I see you ? I want to know your view-point on the question of Social change and its hearing on the status of women and also on national development.

000014998

25.01.1929

04626

PAUL (Mr.)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Maxyrgam American Negro student among Africans in South Africa requests interview Monday, 28th afternoon. If impossible wire him Cane Manhood, Lahore:

000014997

25.01.1929

04627

GASKILL C. FRANCIS

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

I and an American friend Wentworth Brown desire to see you. Can you grant our interview ?

000016059

25.01.1929

06193

CHIRANJIVALAL PYARELAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

A Khaddar worker producing and selling Rs. 20000/- worth Khadi a year on a capital investment of Rs. 4000/- craving to develop his concern implores Gandhiji to help in increasing capital.

000016057

25.01.1929

06191

RATTAN CHAND

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

A B. A. class student on behalf of his coleagues realizing importance of celebrated life, but admitting weakness to follow it expects Gandhiji's advice for making their lives.

000016060

25.01.1929

06194

PANDIT, DEVARSHINANDAN

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

I desire to devote my property to scholarship on condition that it should be kept intact and the income only be spent. But the Nagpur University does not agree to the condition. What should I do ?

000016055

25.01.1929

06189

GOPAL SWAMI, J. B.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Reminder to reply to his letter written last week.

000016058

25.01.1929

06192

SHAW, M. L.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

5

Greeting Mahatmaji on his return to political affairs. Submits a few facts and criticisms. there on for due consideration in connection with Lokmanya and reforms monkey nuisance, Calf Killing, Ali brothers and no tax campaign.

000015147

25.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04607

LESTER, Muriel (Miss)

1

I see your work is daily prospering. May it be a complcte blessing to all who come under its influence. Nothing is yet decided about my European visit this year.

000031350

25.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

3

(1) Suggests keeping abdominal region warm by using hot sand, a hot brick wrapped in sack or linen, or a glass bottle if rubber bag not available. (2) Defending K.'s honesty feels uninflunced by her criticism of K. re Rambinod affair Asking to reduce her suspecion into doubt says- 'life would be miserable if things judged through suspecion. Appreciates K.'s self possession. (3) Denies receving Tagore's secretary's letter on her.

000015124

25.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04696

SHAIKH, A. A.

1

It is difficult to cope with all the applications for complimentary copies. Young India is not run for profits and an association should be able to afford its subscription.

000015126

25.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04697

SAUNDERS, Kenneth (Dr.)

1

Difficult to read any book.

000015075

25.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04675

COHENTMAES, A.W.

1

People cannot study things by paying flying visit. Do pity me for being brief to people who come without appointment.

000015130

25.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04132

MENON, Esther (Mrs.)

2

The Danish sisters were here for over a week. They had their meals at the common board and enjoyed, as they said, their stay. Nothing is yet decided about the European visit this year. Shall gbe glad to see you both and children face to face.

000015132

25.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04699

LUTOSLAWSKI, Wincenty (Prof.)

1

I never met Dhan Gopal Mukerjee. Nor do I pass my time in contemplation as distinguished from active work. Do please send your book on 'Pre-existence and Reincarnation'.

000015044

25.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04104

ALEXANDER, Horace G.

1

Your first letter was certainly not written in any bad spirit. Have now got a parcel of Quaker books. But have not had the proposal from the Friends' Book Centre referred to by you about the Young India Literature:

000014993

25.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04624

GREENLEES, Duncan

1

I shall not be in Ashram in June, but you will be welcome and given some English classes. Please note that Ashram life is very simple Rules enclosed.

000015149

25.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

07798

JENKINS, J. D.

1

Your enquiry should be addressed to the Pandit himself. Personlly I am against confiscation of the rights of any body provided they are degatimate.

000016056

25.01.1929

06190

PERUMAL CHATTI T. S.

06164

SUBIAH A.

1

R. Vadient my son-in-law who some time back came to Ashram has passed away.

000027599

26.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10470

PAREKH, Devchand U.

2

Hope champa reached safely. Saroj's cought was only ordinary. Do send to sardar copies of addresses of previous presidents.

000015308

26.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01348

VENKATAPPAYYA

1

I thoght you wanted me not before the begining of April. I hope to give one month to Andhra after finishing Burma and Kathiawar Programmes.

000015314

26.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00619

NEHRU, Jawaharlal (Pandit)

3

Sitla Sahai and I have decided that he should resign and stay for the time being in Ashram to master all the techniques of Khadi. Advocating efficacy of Sun-treatment for Tuberculosis of the bone. The Indian sun ought not to be dispised.

000016061

26.01.1929

06420

ANONYMOUS ?

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Expecting replies to two questions (1) regarding fate of an adulterer and (2) regarding desire of a young woman to take to asceticism.

000016063

26.01.1929

02463

ATHALYE D. V.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

8

A long letter complaining of injustice at instance of Sheth Jamanlalji and seeking justice.

000016065

26.01.1929

06198

THAKKAR, BHAGWANDAS L.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

7

An Indian colonist in Australian describing his Australian expiriences in faulty English encloses cutting containing a cure for Tuberculosis.

000016066

26.01.1929

06199

MAHTHA PARASNATH NIDHARIYA

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

A national minded youth having failed twice in university examination yearns to serve Mother land under leadership of Jawaharlalji and as such seeks Gandhiji's advice how that desire of his can be best fuf filled.

000016062

26.01.1929

06195

KAMAT, KIMANI V. V.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

enclosing sample of nail prepared banana thread suggests possibility of developing banana cloth and paper industries, requests Gandhiji to get him sent abroad for mastering the business and inquires if All India Spinners' Association can assist him.

000016067

26.01.1929

06200

H. A. S.

04860

YOUNG INDIA, Editor

4

Draft of an article 'The Right way' meant for 'Young India' dealing with dethronment of Afghan Amir Amanullh on account of his programme of reforms.

000015850

26.01.1929

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1

Report of the Magh Mela at Allahabad giving idea of the record gathering and propaganda against untouchability.

000016064

26.01.1929

06197

SHIVARAWA C. S.

05022

DEAR SIR

1

Applying to be taken up in Udyog Mandir for training.

000032298

27.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09248

PATEL, Chhotubhai

1

You should say 'no' to the type of marriage that you have described in your letter. And, at the appropriate time, when you get a good bride, only then you should get married.

000015000

27.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04629

CAPTAIN, Perin (Mrs.)

1

Sorry about Jamnaben. Are you sending the parcel directly to Karachi. About the message to Queen Souriya what can poor Ba really write out ?

000031351

27.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

2

(1) Appreciates Gurudev's letter on her. (2) Gives his health newa & gives her some health advises. (3) News re: Narandas & Krishnadas.

000016294

27.01.1929

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1

Cutting entitled "Indians and the elections" Containing Mr. Sastri's optimistic views on Indian and election in S. A.

000033102

28.01.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09748

GANDHI, KHUSHALBHAI JIVANLAL

2

Your letter. I have not received any letter from Chhaganlal. He must be doing well. Do not worry about him. If he does not feel comfortable there he may come back. I am sending a telegram to that effect. Krishnadas has gone to Kashmir. He will be comfortable there: Keshu and others are well. I shall go to Sind on 31st and return on 13th.

000016053

28.01.1929

06187

SHRI SAD DARSHANA NANDAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Reminding to his registered letter dated 28-12-1928

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28.01.1929

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4

I am in receipt of your letters. I have not written to you so far as Kusumben writes to you regularly. I had a long discussion with Sulochanabehn. She still wants to examine the issue whether she should join any institution. But she has left a good impression on me. One day, she will certainly be able to contribute to society on her own. But regarding the other lady, I am not sure: (Ref. also to Kishorilal)

000016068

28.01.1929

06201

DAVIDGE, J. L.

06202

DAS (Dr.)

1

Thanking for the receipt advises posting of a copy of the February issue of 'Advanced (1) Australia'.

000011819

29.01.1929

02389

PATTANI, Prabhashankar (Sir)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

19

The condition of cultivators all over India deplorable. But to that of Bhavnagar is worse is sheer representation. Also personal news.

000015001

29.01.1929

04630

DAS, S.C.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

In reply to Gandhiji's inquiry aobut a doctor the doctor himself supplies information, declaring as his requirements "Opportunity to give services for the benefit of women in a wellequipped Maternity Hospital".

000026858

29.01.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10

I am almost alright. We are preparing for our departure to the village. I feel the Hindu nature is the highest development of humanity and wish, in the next birth I be born a Hindu.

000015002

29.01.1929

01452

PAUL, K. T.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Sorry, I cannot reach Sabramati before you leave. Where will you be in February ?

000015315

30.01.1929

03935

NARAYANDAS

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Postpone Sind trip for week as Quetta winds cause extreme cold. As an action there on Gandhiji wired to Narayandas as well as Jeramdas though he personally did not mind, desired to have instructions as to when to start.

000016069

30.01.1929

06203

SHIVAJI

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

Disgusted with the English studies a youth covets to be Gandhiji's disciple and working under his instructions turn out to be a national jwell like Gandhiji.

000016070

31.01.1929

02721

JOSHI, Chhaganlal Nathubhai

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Apprising of his Khadi mission in Orissa desires to let know what course is advisable for Prabhudas.

000015807

31.01.1929

06017

SEN, MANGAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Showing reasons for the delay in submitting his statement in connection with his arrest, supplies names of other persons taken into custody along with himself.

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31.01.1929

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2

I did not have correct informatio before I received your letter. Somebody (I don't remeber who it was) told me that Bhaktibehn was to go to Africa. - I did not know you too were to go. As I did not know the reason of your going I did not write to you earlier. It is a good thing that you have dropped the idea. We should seek help only on the basis of our local prestige.

032577/38

31.01.1929

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2

Enclosed is the telegram received from Motilal ((nehru). When we want to achieve (freddom) through non-violence, we have to involve the Ashram more and more in the movement. The purpose of this letter is to think about what Gujarat can do, what Bardoli can do. You may discuss the matter with Vallabhbhai.

000016071

31.01.1929

06204

KHAN, A. S. M.

06205

DAS, G. B.

2

Intimating despatch of copies of 'Labour Daily' to J. L. Davidji and M. K. Gandhi as per instructions.

000015320

01.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09871

NEHRU, Motilal (Pandit)

3

When I finally dicided to drop Euopean visit it was like a weight lifted off my back. Now if we are to do any work at all the next congress must be a genuine affair, a true Register of elected representaitves.

000027635

01.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10470

PAREKH, Devchand U.

1

I shall consult Vallabhbhai.

000015318

01.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00619

NEHRU, Jawaharlal (Pandit)

3

Instructing to put the fongress committess in order and make them attedn constructive programmes of boycotting foreign cloths and picketing liquor shops apprises of the delay in Sind programme due to severe cold there:

000015003

01.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01452

PAUL, K. T.

1

Am leaving for Sind tomorrow and shall be here from 15th to 23rd or 24th inst.

000015322

01.02.1929

01117

KRISHNADAS

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

 

000016072

01.02.1929

01117

KRISHNADAS

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

5

Aquainting with climatic Conditions of Delhi and Kashmir Localities supplies details of Rasik's illness and seriousness of the situation.

000015004

01.02.1929

04628

WOODSWALL, Ruth Frances

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Due to change in my schedule I could not carry out my original plan. Can I see you in the Ashram during the first week when I will be coming to Ahmedabad ?

000016077

01.02.1929

10068

GOPALNATHJI (Sadhu)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Requesting to provide with a well for drinking purposes.

000026859

01.02.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10

Gives description of the Ashram at Chhotwan and its surroundings.

000016435

01.02.1929

10083

SHAH, KESHAVPRASAD R

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

A married collegion aged 17 desires to observe Celibacy but the wife not agree seeks Gandhiji's advice.

000016074

01.02.1929

06207

PATEL, KASHIBHAI RAICHAND

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

For its advancement suggests that wealthy merchants and officials should be approched by service minded students.

000016073

01.02.1929

06206

MAHAVIRDAS J.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

Soliciting Gandhiji to spare five minutes a day for about a month and thus enable him to lighten his heart by giving vent to his various experiences. Views against Vaccination.

000016076

01.02.1929

06209

GAVASKAR V. D.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

A student requests Gandhiji to let him know the way for helping village education cause during vacations as is done by Japanese students.

000016078

01.02.1929

06047

BHAVE, BALKOBA

02721

JOSHI, Chhaganlal Nathubhai

2

Assuring to obey Vinoba as regards prolonging his Wardha stay or return to Sabarmati.

000023399

01.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01815

DESAI, Kusum

1

G. is happy to know that there is complete harmony between hereself and Gangaben.

000016075

01.02.1929

06208

DESAI, VASANJI K.

04907

NAVAJEEVAN, Editor

2

Details about damage caused by froast in Chikhali and Jalalpur Talukas desires that council members of Surat district should move the question in the council.

000015319

01.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

03354

SANTANAM, K.

2

Showing he necessity of putting the Congress Machinery on proper footing and purfing out the Congress Register of fictitious representatives. What a heart breaking revealation to find mischief with the representation business.

000015321

01.02.1929

09872

AFZALHUSEN, M.

00000

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1

Scientific data is not available. Indian bees is not a very good bee-gatherer and so Italian bee should be introduced. Desires to ascertain for what place the information is reuqired.

000015328

02.02.1929

03708

KRISHANDAS

09804

GANDHI, Narandas

2

Further news about Rasik's illness.

000016084

02.02.1929

01526

SHANTIKUMAR

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

enclosing a cutting relating to 'Simon Commission in Burma' draws attention to the movement started and backed by European farm to get Burma separated from India with the intention of Sabotaging the coastal shipping bill. Request you to put yourself in touch with Mr. Mankukhlal A. Master before you leave for Rangoon.

000016082

02.02.1929

06420

ANONYMOUS ?

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Wife of a well-to-do man getting too much disguoted win her husband's drunkardness requests Gandhiji to accomodate her in the Ashrama. Seeks preliminery reply in the 'Tej' paper.

000016079

02.02.1929

02382

MULCHAND

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Reminding to do needful quickly to remit fund to the Antyaj committee.

000016081

02.02.1929

06212

BHATT, M. R.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14

Desiring to be enlisted as members of Khadi Sevak Sangh acquaints with his qualifications for me same.

000016080

02.02.1929

10069

TRADING CHAMBER OF INDIA, The

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Reminding to pay immediate attention to his request to render assistance in respect of Khaddar propaganda.

000016083

02.02.1929

06213

SAXENA KALYANRAY

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Request to suggest ways in 'Young India' as to how to make foreign cloth boycott programme successful in towns and cities.

000016086

02.02.1929

06216

VAIDYANATHAIYAR, M. K.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

This bills are ill-conceived and cut at the root of Hindu religion. Please persuade the promaters & supporters of the Bills to give them up and this restore harmony of feeling and enthusiasm for the political programme of the country.

000016085

02.02.1929

06215

NANAYAKKARA, D. I. P.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

The Editor of "ASIATIC JOURNAL" requests Gandhiji to contribute on article containing material to strengthenties of fraternity between India & Ceylon.

000031352

02.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

2

(1) Gives news of Rasiks very serious illness. (2) Giving his (G's) programme informs their (G etcs.) travelling in III class.

000027354

02.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02721

JOSHI, Chhaganlal Nathubhai

2

We should be prepared for the worst. Siddhapur seems to be a good Khadi. centre: Let Ramniklal inspect it.

000025069

02.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04979

PRABHAVATI

2

Do not fear going to the father-in-laws' etc.

000012711

02.02.1929

00000

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4

Report of the Village service League of Satara from 11-9-1927 to 31-12-1928.

000015007

03.02.1929

04633

RAM RAO

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Seeks clarification to querries regarding Liberation, Life, Truth and World Problem.

000016090

03.02.1929

06220

SHARMA, HARINANDAU

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Should I submit threats of ex-communicating for my so called fault of drinking Bhang on the same mat where a Mehtra also was sitting.

000016088

03.02.1929

06218

STUDENT, A

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

A student expects solution in 'Young India' to his doubts regarding re-birth, existence of Satans or evil spirit, god, religion etc.

000016087

03.02.1929

06217

RAMAKRISHNAN M. V.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

A Khadi enthusiast giving idea of the Keral situation and its difficulties and differences with Tamilnad workers requests to do something for poor Kerala.

000015323

03.02.1929

09873

OAMAR AHMED

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Nehru report is unacceptable even to the Naionalist Muslims. "Mussalmans are still anxious to be led by you, provided you treat then gracefullly and do not ignore them as the framers of Nehru Report did".

000016089

03.02.1929

06219

JASANI, CHATURBHAI V.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

A dealer in intoxicating drugs desires elucidation whether it is wise to finance good activities from money derived from evil-sources and thus indirectly encourage evil ways of earning. Requests for personal interview.

000023395

03.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01815

DESAI, Kusum

2

Instructions re certain arrangements and improvements in the women's quarters in the Ashram.

000027389

03.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02721

JOSHI, Chhaganlal Nathubhai

2

From Devdas letter I have given up hopes about Rasik's recovery Ramniklal may inquire about spinning in Siddhpur etc.

000026516

04.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10439

GANDHI, Manilal & Sushila

1

I have all ready suggested another name for Dhairyabala. Rasik and Kanti are sick.

000031168

04.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08940

ASHRAM CHILDREN

2

Inquires (1) why they all make so much mischief (2) Who still eats spices & why ? (3) Who makes noise in class room & why. Then Narrates in child like language the joy of working an hour more as he (G) woke up early.

000015327

04.02.1929

00612

NEHRU, Motilal (Pandit)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

Working committee considering consultation with Gandhiji necessary regarding cloth boycott programme requests to run to Delhi or Lahore on way back from Sind. Reply:- Sind tour ending 1sth. Cannot detain working committee so long. Better send representative or representative after 16th.

000016096

04.02.1929

06226

CHATTERJEE, BISHWANATH

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

Showing reasons for his dismissal from service. Appeals to save his family of 12 members from starvation.

000016094

04.02.1929

06224

IYENGAR, VENU GOPAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

A youth studing in Jr. B. A. class giving idea of his carnal aptitude and mental troubles seeks Gandhiji's advice about the course to be followed by him.

000016095

04.02.1929

05897

CHOWDHARY, GOPBANDHU

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

The Utkal tannery agree to train anybody deputed by you.

000016093

04.02.1929

06223

ASURI VENKATA NARSINGH

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Inquiring why the prize of Rs.1000/- for the competitive essay on "cow-protection" has not been declared yet, he himself having submitted one in sanskrit nearly 7 or 8 months ago.

000016092

04.02.1929

06222

DHIRAJLAL DURLABHJI

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

An Indian dealer in Gold, Silver & Diamond doing Khadi propaganda to join Khadi Seva Sangha.

000016091

04.02.1929

06221

RAMANLAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10

I proposes to start a Swadeshi Bhandar in my native place. Please help me with funds and advice.

000026863

04.02.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10

Giving details about the life and work informs that Monday is assigned to clearing and cleansing.

000015326

04.02.1929

09875

ANDREWS, C. F.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Showing diapproval at Gandhiji's dropping European visit gets eneasy at Gandhiji's recentry into politics involving long tours and an almost certain breakdown in health. Waiting upon God's guidance. From day today. Questionof abridged addition settled.

00016095A

04.02.1929

10071

BHATNAGAR, DINANATH

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Expecting Gandhiji to advise Giriraj to send back children and thus save their future says, "It is the real paramarth".

000027288

04.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02721

JOSHI, Chhaganlal Nathubhai

4

Keep a note of worls on hand and see it daily. that will lessen the burden on the sense of memory. Do not mind taking ghee if necessary. My travalling third class has not been a burden to me.

000031353

04.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

4

(1) Finding himself never in peace in II class informs his (G's) comfortable travelling in III Class. (2) Informs water freezing & crop destruction due to sever cold at Ashram. (3) advises to supply its primary wants to upkeep her body. (4) Invites her reaction re: G's European Visit. Asks to inform R. Rolland.

000015325

04.02.1929

00778

GANDHI, Devdas

01811

RAMIBEN

1

Intimating seriousness of Rasik's case tries to prepare her for the worst.

000015808

04.02.1929

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1

Mr. Chockabingam's application on a prescribed form for admission in Khadi Vidyalaya for training.

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04.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00000

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3

About Rasik, Ramdas must have given your more news through his yesterday's letter. I have given up all hopes about him. I think we should face as also death with equanimity as is preached by Gita. - Most of the writing for 'Young India' was done in the train. My experiment in food and treatment regarding milk and rapseed oil is worth remembering. That experiment has given me much mental peace as our agitation for freedom

000025448

04.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08218

SISTER

4

Rasik seems to be nearing his end. But we should not grieve over it. We have made certain changes. Hope you will now make the BalMandir and the common kitchen a success.

000016100

05.02.1929

06229

SANGHI RAM GOPAL

11400

ALL INDIA SPINNERS ASSOCIATION, A'bad

2

Intimating arrival on Sunday or Monday for personal talk as well as handing over the letter from the Principal, Nizami College.

000015329

05.02.1929

00612

NEHRU, Motilal (Pandit)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Your consultation with full committee preferable. Many members of the committee staying on Delhi anyhow. Others can come back. your presence would also help solution Punjab difficulty.

000016097

05.02.1929

06227

PANCHOLI NARMADA SHANKER

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

A believer in efficacy of fast desires to know more about fasting science, availability of pure khaddar from Ashrama, and Gujarati literature pertainning Ruskin, Christ, Heny Thoreau etc.

000016098

05.02.1929

06228

GANAPATHI, P.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

The juice pressed out of the sead of the silk cotton tree is a good substitude but before use better get it chemically analysed.

000016101

05.02.1929

06231

SHUKLA, JAMIYATRAM D.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

Challaging Western theory of Earth moving round the Sun tries to prove that it is the reverse.

000026860

05.02.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

8

Gives an idea of the days itinerary at the Chhotwan Ashram.

000016103

05.02.1929

05046

MADANLAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Is service in the sericultural department sinful looking from the stand point of Ahimsa ? If so, why do we regard silk cloth as pure ?

000016102

05.02.1929

10072

YUDDHAVIRSINH

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

Requests to remove hardships enjoyed upon the elected delegates to the provincial congress committee and All India Congress Committee in account of heavy fees, and to take lively interest in solving question of Pataudi House.

000016105

05.02.1929

00000

"BLANK"

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"BLANK"

4

A typewritten report and notes of Gandhiji's speech at the college.

000016107

06.02.1929

06235

MAKAN BECHAR

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

A koti cultivator of Surat district realizing inability to withstand famine destress implores Gandhiji to honour his Hundi for Rs. 5225/-.

000016109

06.02.1929

06237

SAD DARSHAN MANDAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Second reminder to reply his registered letter dated 28-12-1928.

000016106

06.02.1929

06234

SHEKH NIZAMUDDIN

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

enclosing some seven questions regarding God, religious, human weakness etc. for favour of solution on 'Young India'.

000026861

06.02.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

7

My carding lessons are appreciated everywhere and women are keen to learn it.

000016108

06.02.1929

06236

CHOBE, MANICKCHAND

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

Please postpone foreign cloth programme for at least six months to enable merchants to clear their stock of such cloth also please exclude Indian Mill Cloth from picketing. Attention is also drawn to the deffective management of the National regime.

000016111

06.02.1929

06238

PRABHU NARAINDAS V.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Eagerly expecting a few sentences in Gandhiji's own handwritting in reply to this third letter of his.

000016110

06.02.1929

05285

SHAMLAL

02721

JOSHI, Chhaganlal Nathubhai

1

Requesting to let know whether copy of "Balkand Ramayan" reached Mahatmaji's hand.

000016099

06.02.1929

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

1

Discussion in Bihar Council regarding grant for Khadi manufacture: It was rejected.

000016113

06.02.1929

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

6

Press service No. 4. pf Febuary 6th of the leauge Against Imperiaslism.

000016112

06.02.1929

13935

POST MASTER

06164

SUBIAH A.

1

In reply to inquiry dated 13th. no such registered pocket is held in deposit in Calcutta G. S. O. or at the local D. L. O.

000016117

07.02.1929

06242

PUNAMCHAND

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

To avoid ministerpretation and misapplication of his views on Calf Killing incident in future, requests to reconsider them calmly, drawing distinction between Jainism and Bauddhism.

000016122

07.02.1929

06247

WEBB PEPLOE M. K.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

A missionary working for the cause of rescuing temple childern in Tinuevelly District seeks interview with Gandhiji on February 15th or 16th.

000016116

07.02.1929

06241

SANGHANI RATILAL J.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

A devoted worker enclosing a letter from a friend who was ill treated and beaten by Congress workers for his honesty, "Does this incident not justify Nanalal's statement that the class of Khadi weavers is nothing but a band of rascals ?

000016114

07.02.1929

06239

VERMA S. R.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

What is the utility of sacred thread and what are the duties of the man putting it on.

000016115

07.02.1929

10074

ZAVEVRI JETHALAL S.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Imploring on behalf of a helpless lady to suggest ways of curbing the overlustful husband whose health for that reason is ever deteriotaring.

000016125

07.02.1929

06249

SHREENIVASDAS M. R.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Drawing attention to his registered position to run to his rescue at a very early date.

000016120

07.02.1929

06245

SHUKLA, VISHNUDATT

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

Submitting first monthly report of the working of "Rastrabhasha Sammelan" admits drawbacks but hopes for bright future:

000016119

07.02.1929

06244

JOSHI, MAHASHANKER

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Intimating intention to open a veterinary Hospital in Ahmedabad requests to provide Rs. 200/- per month and a suitable shed.

000016123

07.02.1929

06248

LALA KHENSING R.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

19

I appreciate your work and expect to see your footsteps in his house encloses his testimonials together with an appeal in Sindi for a fund.

000016121

07.02.1929

06246

ACHUTAN, K. K.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Please recommend the to some wealthy merchant to enable me to suppliment my income.

000016118

07.02.1929

08066

BHANUSHANKAR

04907

NAVAJEEVAN, Editor

2

I appreciate the rule about parting with all surplus money but will the contributor receive stipend or suitable employment from the common coffers. When by chance he is reduced to penutry.

000031354

07.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

4

(1) Suggests to revise her rigid (daily) programme if unbearable. (2) Defending Krishnadas honesty asks to shed her Prejudice against him. (3) Informs Rasik's Terrible health & Devdas nursing him. (4) Gives his (G's) diet routine.

000016124

07.02.1929

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

1

Statement issued to the press by the political bureau of the Communist party of Great Britain deprecating the British provocation in Bombay and appealing to the British and Indian workers and peasants to unite against the common enemy-British Imperialism.

000016127

08.02.1929

06252

ARYA SURENDRANATH V.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Referring to send blessings on the occasion of their Anti-untouchability conference to be held on 9th or 10th.

000016128

08.02.1929

06253

DUTT, RENA

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

Giving idea of the objects and activities asks for an interview and a contribution pen for their Quarterly "Vox Studentium".

000027290

08.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02721

JOSHI, Chhaganlal Nathubhai

2

I shall have to go to Delhi for Motilalji insists. Hope Rasik will surrvive till then.

000013353

08.02.1929

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

1

Hundi for Rs.1194-1-5 collecten from recovered with the list of contributors for Lalaji Memorial Fund.

000016126

08.02.1929

06250

KISHANCHAND

06251

ISHVER CHANDRA

2

They are not available so you, better manufacture there etc.

000032614

09.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09189

KUSUM

4

I have been getting your letters regularly, but I am not in a position to write to you daily. You should not feel perturbed over it. You can get a relief from your sorrows by suffering them. Don't bother much about what others say or do.

000023774

09.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09051

GANDHI, Laxmi Devadas

1

Sends condolence on death of Rasik.

000023741

09.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00778

GANDHI, Devdas

2

My sorrow at Rasik's death is selfish one should not lament. I know that all that was possible was done; but feel, naturopathy could have done better.

000016130

09.02.1929

06420

ANONYMOUS ?

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

Lodging complaint against the misbehaviour of the Muzzaffarpur District Congress Committee's president declares, "Now I am absolutely tired of it".

000016129

09.02.1929

06254

NIKANTH AYYAR

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

An admirer of Yogic practice desiring to see the present Indian generation to reach the old spiritual level commands to introduce compulsory Yogic training in Schools from 2nd form.

000031355

09.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

2

(1) Informing Rasiks passing away feels his soul passed to higher state. (2) Gies his (G's) altered tour programme. (3) Apperciates her informative letters.

000027289

09.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02721

JOSHI, Chhaganlal Nathubhai

1

I might have to go to Delhi before returning there: I know my absence quells the strom.

000027388

09.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02721

JOSHI, Chhaganlal Nathubhai

3

Rasik has died I feel it but that is because of self intrest- His and Maganlal's death make me feel that though they were treated in the best way. Our Ashram method would perphas have saved them.

000023396

09.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01815

DESAI, Kusum

4

Advises not to be upset for happrings beyond our control. Better bear them; and do very duty.

000013321

09.02.1929

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

1

List of Collection and totalling in all Rs. 2290/- submitting by Ram .B. Motwani of Larkhawan.

000023775

09.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

07849

KASTURBA

1

Sends condolence on death of Rasik.

000013354

09.02.1929

09849

SUBBAIAH, A.

07379

BIRLA, Ghanashyamdas

1

enclosing Hundi for re: 4300/- being total of collections made by Gandhiji at Shikarpur with a list of contributors.

000026518

10.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10439

GANDHI, Manilal & Sushila

2

Rasik died on 8th Devdas etc. were in attendance. Sushila can certainly put on some more weight. Finances for Doke's biography can certainly be provided from Rustomjee Trust.

000016132

10.02.1929

06256

GHOSH MONORANJAN

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Rasik's school teachers sends his deepest sympathy and desires eternal peace to the departed soul.

000016136

10.02.1929

06260

SHASTRI, C. N. A.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

A government servant craving Gandhiji's influence to get him leave to speak abroad on the subject of "Unifing by Seriousness and Hindi".

000016131

10.02.1929

06255

GULABCHAND TALAKCHAND

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Acquainting with his difficulties in observing celebcay mentaly inquiries about Gandhiji's experiences about fruit dietary with necessary hints.

000027292

10.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02721

JOSHI, Chhaganlal Nathubhai

4

Herewith my programme. We should not be doctor mad. Our standard is a village and we should be satisfied with what a villager gets by way of treatment for physical ailments.

000027291

10.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02721

JOSHI, Chhaganlal Nathubhai

2

I propose to go directly to Bezwada unless you want me there: Do not worry for the failure of the Udyog Mandir if it comes inspit of your best efforts.

000026517

10.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

06389

MASHRUWALA, Nanabhai Ichchharam

2

I have suggested Sita as an alternative name. Rasik died on 8th.

000031167

11.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08940

ASHRAM CHILDREN

2

Advicing not to eat spices says Our (Ashram) tradition is to eat useful not tasteful. Says One who learns taming mind in childhood makes much progress ahead. Disapproves wearning Bangles BANGADI even made from yarn.

000015324

11.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09873

OAMAR AHMED

1

I cannot agree with youtht the Nehru Report has disregarded Muslim interests. For my part I can only say that I am as fervant as ever about the Hindu-Muslim unity.

000032863

11.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00416

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

6

Ref. to Rasik's death. Ref. to land of Sakshigopal. Ref. to Kashi's condition of health. Gandhiji's advice to her to observe fast for a few days. Tour of Sind Province would be over on 15th. Gandhiji wanted to return to Udyog-mandir on 16th. But Motilal (Nehru) wants Gandhiji to go to Delhi on 16th. Later, Gandhiji has to go to a tour of Andhra Pradesh. Ref. to Shantilal and Prabhudas. Gandhiji would reach Morbi on 30th March. Then he would go to Rangoon. Krishnadas is in Delhi. Climate there is agreeable to him. re: to Govindbabu's Ashram. Necessary to go into the working of it, to see how its accounts are maintained. Advice to form a trust for his Ashram. Chhaganlal advised to go there, stay there for a few days and study things.

000016135

11.02.1929

06259

VICHARANAND (Swami)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Representation of a Sanyasi Soldier formerly a staunch Arya Samajist but now converted to congressite views offers his services for provincial congress work with proposal to provide an annual budget of Rs. 24000/-

000016133

11.02.1929

06257

VAISHNAV CHAMANLAL M.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Herewith a copy of Wadhwan state's circular in responce to your note in Navjeevan under heading "Smelling a rat" I feel the state must look justice rather than majority.

000016134

11.02.1929

06258

JAIN, GOVINDRAM

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Sympathy and condolence.

000016137

11.02.1929

06261

GUNI KRISHNA C.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Humblly praying for Gandhiji's kind opinion regarding his makes of pure scented coconut oil & pure seented 'Til Oil phials of which were presented at the time of Calcutta Congress.

000015005

11.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04628

WOODSWALL, Ruth Frances

1

I will be in Delhi on 17th and 18th but being very busy would not get time to meet. Would be found in Sabarmati from 20th to 25th.

000015008

11.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04633

RAM RAO

2

Cryptical answers to all the five questions saying that a detailed examination of the questions is possible only in course of a discussion.

000015138

11.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04700

AGNES

1

Glandness to hear from you circumstances have compelled me to cancel the proposed European tour.

000027293

11.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02721

JOSHI, Chhaganlal Nathubhai

4

Approve arrangements made, suggests improvements and gives instructions.

000027468

11.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02721

JOSHI, Chhaganlal Nathubhai

3

Mava can be sold in the market. Labourers employed by us should be khadi wearers. It they do not we, shall do without them.

000009258

11.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01789

PANDIT, Vasumati Dhimatram

2

We must be free from the fear of death. If we give up mourning after our beloved's death it would be easy for us to die. (1) In no circumstances the mind should get troubled with worries. (2) What cannot be cured must be endured, and (3) Non-Co-operation with immoral things. These three things provide key to health.

000015006

11.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04632

HOLLAND, H.T.

1

Sorry, I have no time to visit to the Sikarpur Charitable Hospital.

000013355

11.02.1929

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

1

Receipt for Rs.1194-1-5.

000013356

11.02.1929

09849

SUBBAIAH, A.

07379

BIRLA, Ghanashyamdas

1

enclosing one cheque for Rs.450/- and another cheque for Rs.3191/- being memorial collection.

000025074

11.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04979

PRABHAVATI

1

I am writing to your father.

000025449

11.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08218

SISTER

2

Birth and death are common to all. Re Birth is sure to come and we rejoice in it; so why worry over death ?

000016139

12.02.1929

02736

NANDA, Gulzarilal

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

8

Submits information gathered regarding financial condition of mills in Ahmedabad and says that the position warrants demand for an increase in wages.

000015009

12.02.1929

03638

RAMACHANDRAN

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

Lamenting and consoling for Rasik's death in harness intimates about his new mission in Trivandrum as per decision of the Tamil Nad. All India Spinners' Association to open a branch in Nagarcoil for Khadi production.

000015332

12.02.1929

03983

DASGUPTA, SATISCHANDRA

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

Giving idea of the present Congress worker's faith (or absence of it) in Khadi desires is have directions for the meeting of workers at Sodepur in Prafull Babu's presence.

000016138

12.02.1929

06420

ANONYMOUS ?

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

An anonymous writer's 2nd letter of complaint against autocracy of Zamindars of AjamGarh district in Uttar Pradesh.

000016140

12.02.1929

00890

GIDWANI, A. T.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

5

enclosing wire from Jugalkishore and correspondence between Banarsidas & J. B. Pandya for information informs that having missed to meet at Ahmedabad station he would now catch him at Sind, Hydrabad station.

000016141

12.02.1929

06265

REGO J. D.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

Trying to Convience Gandhiji of importance & greatness of Christian philoso[hy of love of God, Truth & mercies of Jesus, Mary & Joseph a missionary writes, "A good number of Muslims and Hindu priests have been convinced and converted by me by merely showing the cross. Faith moves mountains and melts rocks.

000016142

12.02.1929

06266

PHERWANI C. N.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Beseeching Gandhiji to intervene in securing him the bonafide certificate of D. M. & C. H. from the Tilak University of Poona in order to enable him to practice as a qualified medical practitioner.

000016143

12.02.1929

06267

GAURGYA HARISHANKER

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Recommends Gandhiji to keep a congregational prayer day for the welfare and success of the fugitive king Amanullah of Afghanistan who introduced most necessary reforms in his country.

000015333

13.02.1929

09877

FULCHAND KASTURCHAND

00416

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

1

expressing grief and sympathy.

000015331

13.02.1929

03557

RAI, Jaswant

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

As the municipallity is supplying two suits to every Antyaj boy no need on our part to spend money for that. Better utilisi the funds for Khadi Prachar.

000016145

13.02.1929

02888

PARASRAMIJI

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Ordering few books.

000016144

13.02.1929

10075

CHATRABHUJ

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Intimating to have forwarded the wire containing news of Vallabhbhai's serious illness and that he himself would be starting on Thursday and avail of the opportunity of Darshana.

000026862

13.02.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10

Giving idea of their diet and changes in it. Expresses pleasure at the simplicity of village life.

000016146

13.02.1929

06269

JOSHI, CHANDRAVALLABH

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13

Representing grievances about the political, social, religious and economic conditions questions, "Whether India marches to regeneration or degeneration ?"

000031356

13.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

2

(1) Gives his probable tour programme. (2) Feels sad at Bombay slaughter (Riots?) (3) Inform's Rasik's Becoming Godly, full of tenderness, during his last days, which justified Ashram existance.

000015334

14.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09878

PARSHURAM (Dr.)

2

Regarding evils of Punjab Congress Committee and misunderstanding and ill-will ranking between Dr. Satyapal and Pandit Santanam states, "Friendship either in private or public life is of little value if it hesitates to find fault with friends whom they err. It is the special privelege of friendship".

000015335

14.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09879

BHARGAVA, Gopichand (Dr.)

1

The purport of Urdu cutting I could follow only day before yesterday. It had made the position more clear. I am putting myself in touch with Motilalji as welll as Dr. Satyapal.

000015337

14.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01366

DESHPANDE, GANGADHAR RAO

1

Karnatak progaramme will be after finishing Burma and Andhra, not earlier that June. The tour would be unholly in the interest of Khadi. Congress committees, to be worthy of the name should be able to command men and money without the assistance of All India Men.

000015336

14.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00612

NEHRU, Motilal (Pandit)

1

Please make the way clear for me to leave Delhi on Tuesday night. Rasik died on 8th instant. So I shall not need to go to Clamia merely for sentiment's sake.

000016150

14.02.1929

06274

DURLABHDAS UTTAMCHAND

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Submitting his views in connection with the two questions asked in Navjeevan about foreign cloth boycott and about Khadi Sevak Sangh, desires to seek enlightenment on personal matters confidentlly.

000016149

14.02.1929

06273

SUBBIAH NIVARTHI VENKATA

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

A youthful devotee of Gandhian philosophy complaining of absence of any remark about the value and merits of silence in Gandhiji's books throws himself at Gandhiji's feet with a keen desire to be led by him spiritually.

000026864

14.02.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

14

Your letters are welcome and enjoyed not only by me but all and Sunday. I am trying to put the Ashram on the ideals of my Bapu and not of me.

000016148

14.02.1929

06272

MISRA, LAXMI N.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Giving idea of the painful pecuniary situation of the batch of workers in Utkal requests to send an efficient Khadi expert to develop a marvellous Khadi centre in Utkal. Here labour is practically much cheaper than any other place.

000016151

14.02.1929

06275

CHAKRAVARTI, P.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

enclosing extract from the introduction to his book "Religion: what it is". Solicits help in publishing it.

000013314

14.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

03539

DIXIT, K.B.

2

I would like to help you. But first tell me a little mare about you. What you tell me about Malaviyaji is flatly contrary to my experience of him. There may be something else apart from your deformity.

000015010

14.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04587

RAO, Karnard Sadashiva

2

Chhotalal has proved a broken reed. Could he have restrained his carnal aptitude, he would certainly have done good work. As regards touring it cannot come off this month and not possible before June.

000016147

14.02.1929

06270

WARDHMAN, Manager

06271

DEAR BROTHER

1

Soliciting contribution for their annual number to be issued at the auspicious occasion of 'Veer Jayanti'.

000015338

15.02.1929

09849

SUBBAIAH, A.

00416

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

2

Intimation regarding Bapuji's itinerary and theft of his chappals. Requests to get one pair prepared.

000016154

15.02.1929

04513

ANANDANAND (Swami)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Condoling and sympathising for Rasik's death refers to Gandhiji's statement that weepers after dead persons weap for their selfish interest.

000013296

15.02.1929

09908

DIXIT K. B.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

I feel grateful on receiving your wire of sympathy and readiness to help me, "Sincerity is a rare commodity in the world and so is genuine sympathy that shows itself not in words-put-in deeds. You are a well of kindness and feeling."

000016153

15.02.1929

06277

SHARMA, RAMVIR

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Request to send a message for a Hindi Magazine "YUVAK SANDESH".

000026865

15.02.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

12

My work is going on well and people realize the importance of carding, spinning etc. Women bring gifts of fruits and vegetables. I do not like it but have to accept them for, if I do not, they feel offended.

000023397

15.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01815

DESAI, Kusum

2

Informs about change in programme and desires her to spread fragrance as her name suggests.

000015341

15.02.1929

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

4

Statement regarding terms of settlement between two wings of The Sind Province Congress members, suggested by Gandhiji.

000013322

15.02.1929

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

7

List of Contribution and Jewellering received by Gandhiji during his Sind tour.

000013357

15.02.1929

03553

SUBBIAH, C. A.

07379

BIRLA, Ghanashyamdas

2

enclosing five cheques. Being donations collected at Larkhana, Hyderabad, Rohri and other eight places.

000034053

16.02.1929

09849

SUBBAIAH, A.

09841

DESAI, Kusum

8

Subbaiah says he remains too busy. He has narrated the details of two days in Sind. Stay at Hyderabad. The work he does for Gandhiji- Shorthand and typing. No cooperation from Pyarelal. Reference to Jairamdas and his family ; to Kripalani. Gandhiji's busy shedule of meeting.

000015339

16.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09881

GOVINDANAND (Swami)

2

Regretting inability to pass more time. Administer's advice not to hanker after office but to work in cooperation with others and run the congress machinery in Sind smoothly and honestly.

000016162

16.02.1929

06286

SARKAR, GWAPADA ?

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

A letter in faulty English of a person who resigned from Tata Iron works sends for help of Rs.1000/- for starting a store and Khaddar centre in his village in Bihar.

000016159

16.02.1929

06283

TEIKAMDAS BROTHERS

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

enclosing papers in connection with the dispute of Landed Property at Johannesburg request to fully express his views and to advise Manilal Gandhi.

000016158

16.02.1929

06282

THADANI J. P.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

13

Doubting genuineness of Karachi worekers 'Feelings about Gandhiji, his Khaddar programme and the Compromise Resolution of the Calcutta Congress encloses cutting from "Sind Harold" and "Indian national Herold" in support.

000016157

16.02.1929

06281

BHIVANDKER, SUNDERRAO

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Ventilating his grievances against the capricious management of communal properties and insulting attitude apprises Gandhiji of his having decided to offer Satyagraha.

000026866

16.02.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

9

One of the inmates has gone to fetch his wife but I have warned him that life here us strict rough and gives no privacy.

000027294

16.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02721

JOSHI, Chhaganlal Nathubhai

2

Gives instructions regarding variuous persons and intimates his programme.

000025075

16.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04979

PRABHAVATI

1

I have to receive. In Delhi your father's reply. Do not worry.

000016155

16.02.1929

00716

MURARILAL

06279

SANTANAM

1

Request for come and complete the memoroial subscripition affairs.

000016156

16.02.1929

00716

MURARILAL

06280

TANDON, Purushottamdas

2

Awaiting intstructions regarding the final date for the local committee for the memorial fund. Ganeshsh Shankarji's suggestion to fix either 28th feb. or 3rd March.

000016167

17.02.1929

06291

PORKALATH MATATHIL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

Reminding of his statements submited last month threatens to go to press if nothing is heard from Mahatmaji in time.

000016161

17.02.1929

06285

BOMBAY PEOPLE

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Irrelavant mention about restoration of peace in Bombay and Gandhiji's trip to Europe.

000016160

17.02.1929

06284

LAXMI DEVI

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Having been involed into heavy debts on account of her rendering help to another lady requests Gandhiji to save her name and life by purchasing her houses. and utilizing them in memory of late Lalaji.

000016165

17.02.1929

06289

REHMAN M. A.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Sending a circular about the intended women's Industrial Exhibition sues for necessary exhibits as well as a suitable message for women folk.

000016163

17.02.1929

06287

PODUVAL A. N.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

enclosing letter containing news of starting 'Khadi Seva Sangham' with the sole object of popularizing Khaddar at Taliparamba.

000016164

17.02.1929

06288

RAM IQBAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Seeking solution for his two doubts firstly regarding goal of creation and man's place therein, and secondly regarding inconsistancy of Foreign cloth boycott Programme with Gandhiji's theory of Equanimity of the whole world.

000026867

17.02.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

expressing regret at Rasik's death gives idea of the progress of her work.

000013359

17.02.1929

03543

JAGANNATHJI

03763

SUBBIAH, A.

6

Sending detailed stalements of accounts and jewellary collected in Sind with a request to verify with the things actually received.

000025076

17.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04979

PRABHAVATI

1

As you are there I do not worry about Kusum. Hope you sent wire regarding not going to Dwarka.

000013358

17.02.1929

03554

PAMNAVI, H.S.

03763

SUBBIAH, A.

2

Submitting details of collections at Rohri and cheque of Rs.736-4-3.

000032616

18.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09189

KUSUM

2

You may read all my post in my presence. But the matter becomes a bit delicate during my absence, particularly when you have some differences with Gangabehn. You should not do anything which may harm the feelings of others. Don't treat this as censuring your action. It may be treated as part of experience. I would like you to grow into a good personality. But the speed or the rate of growth should not be out of proportion.

000015340

18.02.1929

05754

PATEL, Vallabhbhai (Sardar)

09882

ERWIN (Lord)

1

Invitaion to grace the tea party in the honour of Mahatma Gandhiji's short visit to Delhi, when certain big people are invited.

000015151

18.02.1929

04707

HUME, R. A. (Rev. Dr.)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Communicating news of Andrew's visit to Boston and resolution passed unanimously of good will and fellowship to people of India.

000015342

18.02.1929

00766

GIRDHARILAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

Considering Gandhiji's writings on Punjab affairs as thought provoking and demanding careful consideration endeavours to clearify the position and attitude of the Punjab Congress workers on all points.

000016168

18.02.1929

06292

KANJEE, PRANSHANKER

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Appreciating Gandhiji's services in the field of literature appeals him to write to foster the cause of Hindu Muslim Unity out for which the goal of Swaraj is impossible to be attained.

000026868

18.02.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

Sorry Rasik has passed. I am not writing much as I am writing home and to Romain Rolland.

000013361

18.02.1929

04406

JAGANNATH

03763

SUBBIAH, A.

2

Intimating to have sent a draft for Rs.2009-4-0 with list of donors.

000016169

18.02.1929

06293

ROSAIR J. E.

04860

YOUNG INDIA, Editor

1

Referring to the Viceroy's speech in Legislative Assembly in connection with Currency and labour problem. Sir Purshottamdas Tandon observed that the labour problem would not be solved by any Royal Commission when the troubles were due to wrong currency problem.

000031357

18.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

2

(1) Asks to inform her progress about soft spindles. (2) Informs Dr. Ansari's amazement at G's success in his diet experiments. (3) advises inmates to develope habit of keeping Ashram hours.

000027392

18.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02721

JOSHI, Chhaganlal Nathubhai

1

Instructions to-morrow I have to attend the party given by Vithalbhai Patel.

000023398

18.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01815

DESAI, Kusum

2

Advises not read letters of others especially in the absence of the owner of the letter.

000031358

18.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

1

Asks to hurry up with corrections of G's (Eng) Autobiography.

000013362

18.02.1929

03763

SUBBIAH, A.

03555

CHOITHRAM GIDWANI

3

Intimating that according to the list made at Mirkhaspur the total amount of collections in Sind comes to Rs.10000/- which it is hoped must have been handed over by Lala Jagannathji.

000016166

18.02.1929

06290

SEN, J. H.

04860

YOUNG INDIA, Editor

1

Do not send Young India by V.P. post. The Subscription will be remitted in time.

000025083

18.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04979

PRABHAVATI

1

Herewith father's letter etc.

000016322

19.02.1929

06388

DEVKARAN HARIDAS

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

8

Appreciating Gandhiji's service in S. A. condemns his activities in India being deterimental to the public at large.

000015011

19.02.1929

04635

PEERS, F. Robert (Prof.)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Please telegraph on the enclosed form whether I can see you on Friday or Saturday.

000026869

19.02.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

10

At the Brahmin village some people oppose my going to teach carding to the women. I wait and hope they will come to their senses later on. We have started using a little soap.

000016170

19.02.1929

06294

RAM GOPAL AND VERMA BANKESINH

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

5

Two persons working as clerks, in Rishikul Bhramcharyashram, Muradabad being moved by reading Totaromji's "21 years in Fiji" order to serve Indians abroad anywhere provided they get finances.

000016173

19.02.1929

06297

TADIWALA M. S.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

In view of the attrocities committed during Bombay Riots suggests to give up his whim of Non Co-Operation and Civil Disobedience Fights to retire absolutely from political sphere and devote his energies in bringing about peaceful and harmonious relations between Hindu- Muslim Communities.

000016171

19.02.1929

06295

MASTER CHHEDILAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

What are the duties of a son towards his father addicted to lust and other vices. What should the son do if the cast people excommunicate him for not supporting such a father ?

000016172

19.02.1929

06296

KHATTAI, R. B.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

A married youth studying in Jr. B. A. and aspiring to lead a celebate life implores Gandhiji to permit him to stay for three months of his vacation in Ashram in order to avoid intimacy with his wife and thus stabilise his vow of Celibacy.

000013297

19.02.1929

09908

DIXIT K. B.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

Intimated how he was refused employment in Malaviyaji's institutton as a lecturer under one pretext of other but mainly due to his physical infarmity or deformity. Indicates readiness to go any part of India on suitable terms. Can teach English, Philosophy, Sanskrit, History and Hindi.

000016175

19.02.1929

06299

FELICIA GIRJA

 

 

1

Encouraged by Gandhiji's reply to their former letter the chief of "Sacred Heart convent" of Hubli appeals for some cloth for the little ones in the convent.

000016174

19.02.1929

13991

SINGH, Jung Bahadur

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

A guardian of a Rajput child widow willing to remarry ber but having failed to find anybody ready to help him to find a bride groom approches Gandhiji again and beseeches him to shelter a child widow in his Ashram as a paying inmate.

000016183

20.02.1929

06306

THOMAS SEBASTIAN

01280

BOMBAY CHRONICLE

2

A religious minded Christian having been moved with pity at the sight of the poor and homeless lying on way side thinks of opening "Mahatma Gandhi Home for Poor & Aged" Sends draft of an appeal for approval and publicity.

000016181

20.02.1929

06284

LAXMI DEVI

01340

GANDHI, Kasturba (Mrs.)

8

Apprising Kasturba to have a written lengthy letter imploring Gandhiji to arrange purchase of her two houses, requests her to take trouble in using her influence with him in the matter.

000015343

20.02.1929

00619

NEHRU, Jawaharlal (Pandit)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

There is no objection to send him to the Ashram but that might be postponed for about a month or six weeks to enable us to prepare the groud for your tour in Uttar Pradesh. We are very short of workers.

000026870

20.02.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

Laxhmi Babu has come and Babu Rajendra Prasad will be coming next month to visit us.

000016180

20.02.1929

06237

SAD DARSHAN MANDAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Reminder to 16053.

000016178

20.02.1929

06302

KAMTAPRASAD

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Intimating to have handed over the letter to Pyarelal as per instructions.

000016182

20.02.1929

10076

JADAVPRASHAD

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

The Head-Master of Santana Dharma Middle School seeking interview for submitting and consulting about a few projects in favour of India & its government.

000016179

20.02.1929

10084

AIYER, S.Sivarama

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

Giving idea of his banking institution started for the benefit of the poor seeks Gandhiji's help by way of influencing his Madras Friends to take active interest in the concern.

000016176

20.02.1929

06300

GUPTARNATH

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Complaint about non-receipt of a copy of "My experiments with truth-volt' in spite of remitting the price.

000016184

20.02.1929

06307

EASTERN COURIER, THE, Editor

04860

YOUNG INDIA, Editor

4

Intimating intention of starting illustrated "Eastern Courier" Solicits favour of Co-Operation and exchange.

000016177

20.02.1929

04406

JAGANNATH

06301

SUBBIAH A.

2

advising remittance of Rs. 2009-4-0 and Rs. 1700-0-0 with statement of accounts being realizations of promised contributions, Rs. 150-0-0 remaining to be realized.

000023220

21.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09707

DASGUPTA, Satish

8

Original of 15348

000015349

21.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00916

DAULATRAM, Jairamdas

2

I want you badly as a wholetime secretary for this. If you accept resign from council and come here soon.

000013363

21.02.1929

03556

PARASNATH SING

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Forwarding receipts and giving idea of disposal of the Memorial collections.

000016364

21.02.1929

06415

BUCH, NATVERLAL P.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Communicating extract from "Natural Health" January issue, regarding 'vegetable substitute for milk'.

000015345

21.02.1929

03983

DASGUPTA, SATISCHANDRA

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

6

Informing formation of a new party called "Rashtriya Sangh" encloses copies of its constitutions and also a copy of 'Rashtra Vani'. Encloses also Hemprabhu's letter about her health and kitchen working.

000016188

21.02.1929

06311

SITARAM HINDU SABHA

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Desires to know Gandhiji's opinion about the huge expenses incurred at the ocasssion of Calcutta Congress after leader's and volunteer's camps.

000016190

21.02.1929

06313

RAO, K. SIVA

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

12

Selfishness is not only natural but is also the only powerful motive that can rouse man to exert himself to any extent. But it should not be at same body's expense. then discussion at length of virtues that one should cultivate.

000016185

21.02.1929

06308

SHARMA, SANKATPRASAD

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Drawing attention to the harmful and deceptive double dealings of the Conductor of a so called National School begs to relieve the public of Kanpur from the clutres of such a miscreant.

000016187

21.02.1929

06310

VALLA BALMUKUND

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Desiring opinion to be expressed in 'Young India' or 'Navajivan' on his publication 'Padya praveshilka' sent here to fore:

000016186

21.02.1929

06309

SHARMA, HARILAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Glad, All India Spinner's Association is opening agencies at various places. Please send me rules and regulations and othe details about the scheme.

000016189

21.02.1929

06312

YUNUS S. M.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

advising despatch under separate cover of a copy of "The Advertisement" devoted to world wide publicity of all interests advertised requests a world or two in 'Young India' in favour of the magazine.

000015344

21.02.1929

09884

CHATTERJEE, Ramananda

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

advising despatch of Dr. Sunderland's book, 'India in bondage : Her write to Freedom'. Requests to favour him with a few lines about it.

000013298

21.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

03563

DIXIT, K. B.

2

Malaviyaji could never keep you out because of bodily infermity. He recognised that you deserved immediate help. Birla G.D. feels interested in you and is ready to take you up in his instltution at pilani Correspond with him. Keep me informed.

000015348

21.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

03231

SATISH BABU

8

Appreciating dieletic experiment regards Fasting as good cure for Hemprabha and Tarini. Fasting accompanied by sunbaths is sure to produce quicker results. Purfing the congress is not an easy process. Without Self-Purification we shall never secure pufification of the government. Imperfections of the congress are results of the imperfections of each of us etc.

000013299

21.02.1929

00000

"BLANK"

07379

BIRLA, Ghanashyamdas

1

enclosing serial number 13297 and copy of 13298 for information and necessary action.

000016193

22.02.1929

06316

RATH JAGANNATH

00416

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

3

Regarding prospects of development of Kaktapur as a spinning centre like that of Begunia submitting his apprehensions seeks advice as to whether it is advisable to undertake experiments at both the centres as it might mean heavy loss.

000011436

22.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00546

DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

2

Steamer starts at 8 A.M. Tuesday. cannot you leave Bardoli on 27th and reach Calcutta on 4th ? Steamer does not wait for Nagpur mail if he is late.

000015350

22.02.1929

00612

NEHRU, Motilal (Pandit)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Your letter. Have reconsidered situation. Do not feel justified upsetting your elaborate European Tour programme. Please make your arrangements.

000016195

22.02.1929

06780

DEVCHANDBHAI

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

Offering to sit at Gandhiji's feet for deriving inspiration and guidance in realizing his dreams to restore Varnashram Dharma which is regarding by him as real swarajya.

000015152

22.02.1929

04708

DAHYA

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Forwarding a cheque of Rs.25/- for Maganlal Gandhiji Memorial supplies news of intriguing, insolent and unpatriotic behaviour of the so called leaders of Indian Community in South Africa.

000016194

22.02.1929

06251

ISHVER CHANDRA

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

M/S. Rameshwar & Co. pioneers of Swadeshi movement in Sujanpur seek Gandhiji's help in desposing of their surplus stock of hand spun & hand woven pure wool blankets. Which the All India Spinners Association has failed to do.

000016191

22.02.1929

06314

SETH ASANDAS

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

advising despatch of the book-let requests to express his opinion on it.

000016192

22.02.1929

06315

RAMIBAI V. VITHALDAS

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Offering her name as sewer of shirts, shorts etc, by way of service in response to Gandhiji's invitation M "Navjeevan" for the purpose.

000032501

22.02.1929

04881

NEHRU, Jawaharlal (Pandit)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Jawaharlal Nehru, as General Secretary of AICC requests Gandhiji to inspect, during his visit to Burma, the PCC office and send a report of inspection and also get the PCCA Accounts audited through some one in Burma. A similar request is made to Gandhiji to do similar work during his visits to Andhra and Utkal.

000013364

22.02.1929

04406

JAGANNATH

03763

SUBBIAH, A.

1

enclosing despatch statement of rohai collections and advising despatch of a few copies of Society's Report.

000028667

23.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08688

THAKKAR, Madhavji Vishram

1

Prescribes diet and treatment.

000027482

23.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08559

PARMAR, Bechardas

1

If he postphones his marriage and is proved of good character he can apply for scholarship.

000028496

23.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08660

KHAMBHATA, Bahramji Naoroji

1

Giving his programme inquires about the last date when he should know.

000013365

23.02.1929

03557

RAI, Jaswant

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Attaching supplementary list of donations From Karachi. Total amounting to Rs.45500/- out of which Rs.43223 having realized in cash and Rs.40000/- having been already sent up, the remaining Rs.3223/- are being sent by cheque.

000015810

23.02.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

9

Giving idea of her activities in a new village.

000015809

23.02.1929

10086

SLADE, Madeleine (MIRABEN) (Miss)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

8

Pouring her sentiments for Bapu and giving idea of her activities and surroundings.

000016215

23.02.1929

06333

BIHARIMAL, Raja

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Intimating his successful service revising of science of Fala Jyotish and substantiating the Eastern theory of the sun moving round the earth, requests to be helped with Funds amounting to one lac of ruppes for publication and wide and free circulation of his new treaties.

000015351

23.02.1929

09888

'PIONEER'

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Earnest desire expressed to include Gandhiji's name in the first line of "Pioneer's". Thanks giving fund for recovery of King Emperor. Reply: Though sharing joy of Englishmen unable to associate with the movement on political grounds.

000015371

23.02.1929

09899

CHAMANBHAI

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

9

Narrates experiences of manager and other inmates of the Ashram.

000016216

23.02.1929

06334

VAZE MICHALE

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

I am in monetary troubles. Please advance be Rs. 150/- to get rid of my imminent debts.

000016196

23.02.1929

06320

SAHIB DITTAMAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

A youth of journalistic line craving to serve mother land & nation as pires to get place at Gandhiji's feet for fulfilling his hearts desire:

000016214

23.02.1929

02851

CHITALIA, KARSANDAS

02721

JOSHI, Chhaganlal Nathubhai

3

Supplying report of Shastriji's reception in Bombay on his return home from South Africa and his presence in Bhagini Samaj.

000016229

23.02.1929

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

3

Cutting from Virumal's paper 'Sindi' dated 23-2-1929 with English rendering containing personal attacks against Motwani A. S.

000016232

23.02.1929

06347

BODHIRAM, Babu

00000

"BLANK"

3

Eulogy of Gandhiji in Hindi couplets in Holi and Kundalia times.

000013366

23.02.1929

03763

SUBBIAH, A.

07379

BIRLA, Ghanashyamdas

2

Details regarding remittances amounting to Rs.69383-11-0. Request to send kucha receipts for each amount and the pucca receipts to individual donor. Intimates Gandhiji itinerary.

000013360

23.02.1929

03763

SUBBIAH, A.

07379

BIRLA, Ghanashyamdas

1

enclosing hundi for Rs.1700/- being salance of the collection for Lalaji Memorial fund at Shikarpur.

000015346

24.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09885

GIRDHARILAL, Lala

2

My residence in Delhi is determinded by the purpose that takes me there: Hope to be in Punjab in June. Understand what you say about the exhibition your homily about younger men is interesting enough.

000015353

24.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00916

DAULATRAM, Jairamdas

1

Nothing concrete could result from the tea-party. Discussed the Sind affairs with Motilalji. Glad that you are coming before I leave on 1st March for Burma vai Delhi.

000015150

24.02.1929

04706

MOTON (Principal)

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Gracious fellowship with Andrews. His words and presence a benediction India, Africa, America Joined hands last night. Love and greetings from Tuskegee.

000016220

24.02.1929

06337

HARILAL CHHOTALAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

Reminding of his having send some articles for "Young India" (Which were not accepted) craves to have something from Gandhiji's pen.

000016219

24.02.1929

06336

KORANNE, VISHNU L.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Coveting to serve Khadi cause aspires to be taken up in the Ashram to learn Khadi technique.

000015356

24.02.1929

09891

ASASINGH

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Intimating his invention capable to spin 16000 yards per day of eight hours. Wishes to Know the procedure: He shold adopt for keeping the invention secret while submitting the same to All India Spinner's Association.

000016217

24.02.1929

10078

RATNAMAUJI SWAMI, V.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

5

A Samajist Sanyasi Converred to Congressite views repeating his offer to do congress work on a monthly provision of Rs. 2000/-.

000013367

24.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

03557

RAI, Jaswant

1

Please do the needful in consultation with Acharya gidwani. Who saw me in this connection ?

000015012

24.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04636

SOW KANTIMATHI

1

Let you mother-in-law buy two Bangalore Sarees. You may wear them only to satisfy her. If you persist you will infect your surrondings with your faith in Khadi.

000015352

24.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02404

VENKATAPPAYYA, Konda

2

Apprising of his Burma, Kathiawar and Andhra programmes, suggests to draw up a provisional programme for Andhra Tour. Ittnerary supplied.

000015013

24.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

1

Both the notes and the chart are good. I have added two paragraphs to your note on mills. Am not clear that the notes may not bear your signature:

000031359

24.02.1929

02840

MIRABEN

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10

(1) A chart with comparative figures, showing how Khadi can win us Swarajya better than Indian Mill cloth Figurs- cost of meChinary Mill vs. Charka, Employment Mill vs Charka per capita income of various countries History of Indian cloth export etc. (2) An appeal to wear Khadi to save starving millions & fetch independence. G. appreciates the above chart with some suggestions.

000016218

24.02.1929

00000

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5

Statement by the secretary, District congress committee Purnea showing causes and effects of the split in Purnea District Congress Committee.

000012712

24.02.1929

00000

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2

Two cuttings containing report of Mr. Sastri's speech at Bhagini Samaj about. "Indians in South Africa", and "Premier Hert Zog's Tribute to Mr. Sastri.

000032617

25.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09189

KUSUM

1

You seem to have grown weak. I am happy that you are getting on well with Gangabehn. It will be a good thing if the women's section starts working satisfactorily once again.

000015373

25.02.1929

09900

SHRIDHAR MENON V. V.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Request to renew the permission granted last year for admission to the Ashram. Reply:- Ashram rules will have to be strictly observed and expenses duly defrayed.

000015374

25.02.1929

09901

DEVSHANKAR S.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

enclosing a check for Rs. 51/- being contribution in redemtion of a vow taken by a Jagirdar Mohgir Gurunathugiv.

000016221

25.02.1929

06338

SHASTRI, JAYANTKUMAR M.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

enclosing an article "*******************" i.e. Burial of Communalism for publication in Navajivan.

000031360

25.02.1929

09849

SUBBAIAH, A.

02840

MIRABEN

2

Giving G's tour Programme assures keeping in touch with her. Informs duties he is shouldering in this tour.

000031361

25.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

2

(1) Smeeling a big future appreciates her working along line of least resistance. (2) Informs of fresh efforts (at Ashram) to put Gita reading on a firnm footing (3) G's programme & Ashram news.

000013320

25.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

03543

JAGANNATHJI

2

Making inquiry about Hundis and number of instalment sent intimates, tinerary and addreses.

000013368

25.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00000

"BLANK"

2

advising despatch of receipts for individual donors to the fund at Karachi, desires to know the sale proceeds of ornaments. Rangoon programme also intimanted.

000015355

26.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09890

RAJAGOPALACHARI, Chakravarti

6

Rebuking Rajaji for not furnishing detailed news of the famine relilef working progress. Assures that his immediate requirements of Rs. 5000/- will be met with somehow or other.

000015354

26.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00619

NEHRU, Jawaharlal (Pandit)

2

Do to arrange a hurricane tour but give more time to a few centres where people from surrounding places may gather. and do not have many functions at one village.

000016223

26.02.1929

10085

KAISTHA, RATANLAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Requests Gandhiji to visit Kangra district during his Punjab Tour.

000015375

26.02.1929

09902

WILSON, F. W.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Surprisedand hurt at yor attitude to the thanks giving fund. If we cannot agree on essential loyally what hope is there on any other agreement.

000015845

26.02.1929

00000

"BLANK"

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"BLANK"

7

Lists of collections received during tour in Sind.

000016222

26.02.1929

06339

LAXMIDAS PURSHOTTAM

06301

SUBBIAH A.

1

We will inquire of the applicant.

000015376

27.02.1929

09904

PRASAD, Baldev

09905

JOSHI, Chhaganlal Nathubhai

2

Inquiring whether his friend now studing in L.L.B in Kashi Univsersity and desiring to pass the month of vacation in Ashram at his expense can be accomodated.

000015372

27.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09899

CHAMANBHAI

2

If the persons complained are really bad as represented by you then I myself must be bad. Do not be suspicious and restict your anger.

000016228

27.02.1929

06344

MOTWANI, A. S.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Drawing attention to the breach of the main condition not to make any personal attacks in matters of Sind political controversy requests Gandhiji to kindly direct Mr. Virumal to desist from provocative attacks in papers amounting ultimately to lower the prestige of Congress in Sind.

000015386

27.02.1929

09916

TATA SONS LTD.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Remind to their letter Dt. 26/01/1929. Gandhiji being on tour the secretary acknowlledged the letter and inquired about the analysis and rates fo the soap cakes supplied as samples.

000016227

27.02.1929

06343

MUKERJEE, J.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Confession of a zealous Hindu moving about in disguise of a Mohmedan with the object of reconverting Malkana Rajputs to Hinduism.

000016224

27.02.1929

06341

JATPAT TORAK MANDAL, Editor

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Expecting message and blessings for "Jat Pat Tarak" magazine to be issued from Kashi.

000016226

27.02.1929

06342

MENGES THOMAS SEBASTIAN

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Submitting scheme to commemorate Gandhiji's activities and services by creating Mahatma Gandhi Industrial Home for parentless children and for poor and aged, at Lahore, wherein all able inmates should be engaged in some sort of productive industry.

000013370

27.02.1929

04406

JAGANNATH

03763

SUBBIAH, A.

2

Intimating despatch of detailed list of Sind collections says, "There are one or two main differences between this and the one sent by you, but mine is the finally corrected list and can be safely sent to the treasurer and published in Young India cutting of "People" enclosed.

000015014

27.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04637

AMBEDKER, D.G.

1

Am not inclined to believe Sjt Avari is denied the use of Khadi. If you have any written documents I might be able to guide you.

000015015

27.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

03037

ROLLAND, Romain

1

He is a professor of French in a Bombay College and is coming there to increase his Knowledge of French under influence of French savants.

000015377

27.02.1929

13930

ROBINA PILLSBURG

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

4

An American lady admirer of Gandhiji suffering from Natal trouble hearing that persons (in India) can be found who can heal merely through prayer, implores Gandhiji to to find out such one for her.

000013369

27.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

07379

BIRLA, Ghanashyamdas

1

Supplying supplementary list of donations amounting to Rs.45500/- for Lalaji fund from Karachi with a request to issue receipts for individual member and kachha receipt for himself for office file.

000016230

27.02.1929

06345

PUNAIH C. SVATI

06301

SUBBIAH A.

2

Requesting to get despatched per V. P. Postal two pounds of slivers at an early date.

000025585

28.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08417

PHADKE V. L.

1

Face the situation. Do not take up any work that hinders Harijan work.

000027483

28.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08559

PARMAR, Bechardas

1

You may do the barber's vocation I have no objection.

000016231

28.02.1929

06346

NARAYANDAS GOPAL

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Requests to get Navajivan published in Urdu also.

000016234

28.02.1929

06349

PODAR MAHAVIR P.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

The Bhandar is working well but it is necessary to suggest preparation to finer cloth and some cheap literature:

000016233

28.02.1929

06348

KARNAKAR

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Please come here as early as possible.

000030636

28.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

03231

SATISH BABU

2

Gives his four programme. Inquires about Hemprabha. Advises to avoid any conflict of the new Sangh with the congress.

000030637

28.02.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00000

"BLANK"

1

Settle with Ramjibhai's consent.

000032439

01.03.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00545

GANDHI, Jamnadas K.

1

There is no harm in having a management board for the school. Problem of confirmation of teachers services. - Gandhiji's advice to Jamnadas. - Difference will vanish as and when one starts doing good work. Gandhiji would not be able to attend the annual function as he has to go to Bombay. -Reference to Vallabhbhai and Kakasaheb.

000016313

01.03.1929

06384

MAHA VIDYALAYA, Chairman

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Offering invitation to grace with presence the occasion of 21st annual gathering of Jwalapur Gurukul, Hardwar.

000016319

01.03.1929

06387

SHARDA PARKASH

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

A Punjabi engineer, engaged in A. P. O. C. Ltd's service for a period of two years and sent abroad was peremptorily dischanged and robbed of his savings of Rs. 6600/- enclosing a copy of his application to the protector of Emigrant seeks Gandhiji's help and guidance in the matter.

000016236

01.03.1929

06351

RAMNARAYANSINGH

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

8

enclosing a copy of his article 'The only Road To Swaraj' handed over to Jawaharlalji on the ocassion of Gandhiji Delhi visit, urges Gandhiji to get concious of his strengh and plunged at once into war with foreign government to rescue the dear mother land.

000012716

02.03.1929

03210

BROWN, H. Runham

09379

YOUNG INDIA, Editor

1

Forwarding current number of War Resisters' International Bulleting with a request to give publicity,

000012717

02.03.1929

00449

 

00449

 

1

 

000016237

02.03.1929

06352

GHOSH HENRY ?

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Apprising of his pitiable condition implores to write to Sir B. K. Bose to remove him from the clutches of the ill intentioned people.

000016239

02.03.1929

06354

NARSINHAM A. L.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

I am for Khaddar but as I have to depend upon my brothers and as they cannot afford it I have to joing Mill made Indian cloth for my sake as well as for my life etc. What should I do ?

000016238

02.03.1929

03826

CHITALE, S. D.

04860

YOUNG INDIA, Editor

5

enclosing article 'Affimity between British Imperialism and Indian Orthodoxy' for publication in 'Young India'.

000030638

02.03.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00000

"BLANK"

1

Will attend with pleasure:

000012715

02.03.1929

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

15

Annual Report of village service League of Satarafor 1927-28 printed in Marathi.

000016240

03.03.1929

06316

RATH JAGANNATH

00416

GANDHI, Chhaganlal K.

4

Acquinting with progress and prospects of spinning centre of Kaktapur indicating urgency of erecting a thatched cottage for office purposes. Supply of few dozens of spindles of new puttern requested.

000009920

03.03.1929

01856

THAKKAR, Amritlal V.

00546

DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai

1

Such treatment to one, a simple and straight forward worker of North.

000009919

03.03.1929

09455

BHASKER

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Permit me to join peaceful Akali satyagrahi's wire

000016241

03.03.1929

06355

MEHTA, B. G.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Submitting suggestions to organise village workers' militia out of the unemployed educated and atilize them to awaken the political conciousness of the message.

000032618

04.03.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09189

KUSUM

2

Journey by third class in the Railways is becoming a royal affair for me. They gave me the entire empty coach. A person who willingly get attached to others becomes really free. The ship should not be without a rudder. I have not been able to bring this home to you. Don't forget Gangabehn and Vasumati (Ref. To Rukhmani).

000028745

04.03.1929

08692

HANSRAJ VISHRAM & CO.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

A cheque and endorsement.

000016242

04.03.1929

06356

ROY, Manindra Chandra

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

For making Foreign cloth boycott Programme successful suggests organisation of night schools in villages for teaching spinning and congress politics over and above vernacular language and mathematics.

000025097

04.03.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04979

PRABHAVATI

1

Do not be nervous. I wish to take a lot of work from you.

000031362

04.03.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02840

MIRABEN

4

(1) Informs their travelling comfortably in a whole compartment from Delhi making his IIIrd class travelling a fraud. (2) Expresses hopes re: Ashram joint Kitchen. (2) advises to treat her experiments on soft spindle & Bow etc. scientifically. (4) Asks to inform contents of her prayers & diet experiments, which G values. Informs his diet too.

000027295

04.03.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02721

JOSHI, Chhaganlal Nathubhai

2

Instructions regarding Ashram matters.

000023400

04.03.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

01815

DESAI, Kusum

2

G. advocates the necessity of self imposed restrictions that alone leads to enlightenment. Personal news.

000025450

04.03.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08218

SISTER

1

I have no time to write more:

000027469

05.03.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

02721

JOSHI, Chhaganlal Nathubhai

4

There is nothing wrong in being harsh when it becomes our duty. The only faults. I have seen in you are doubting others and hastiness. We hope to reach Calcutta on 24th.

000025490

06.03.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08407

ASAR, Mathuradas Purushottam

3

Celibacy requires eternal vigilance. Any neglect in curbing other senses makes observance of Celibacy difficult.

000032502

07.03.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09060

SAVITRI

2

Gandhiji advises not to worry about the remarks made by critics. Ref. to extreme cold weather. Ref. to attitude of Satyavan's professor. Ref. to the death of Rasik. Gandhiji wrote this letter on his way to Burma by sea. Journey made comfortable. Ref. to taking of raw vegetables which compensated for ghee and fruits both.

000031186

07.03.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08948

NAGESH RAO

2

Says heart felt prayer comes as a result of persistent effort.

000033222

07.03.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

09804

GANDHI, Narandas

2

You have to investigate into the affair of Ramvinod. Send me a report at Calcutta address, so as to reach there by 23rd. I shall reach Calcutta on 24th. Purushottam is well. He conducts the Gita-prayer meeting. I wish you too would go to Calcutta. But I don't to drag you away from your present position of guiding the Ashram-sisters.

000032503

07.03.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

00000

"BLANK"

1

Gandhiji's advice to take as few things as possible and in as samall quantities as possible, amd also in raw state. Only things which are natural to man to be selected. Gandhiji says he did not take brandy at Poona. The addressee was wrongly informed by somebody. Gandhiji did not taste it even once in life.

000016245

07.03.1929

00000

"BLANK"

00000

"BLANK"

5

List of contributors as published in 'The people'.

000023022

07.03.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

05251

ALEXANDER, Horace G.

2

Acknowledges receipt of books Reverence of women in India is not less than that in the west though the forms in which it is shown are different. G. feels western attitude is formal and hypocritical. Acknowledges that in India also laws and attitude of some men towards women are bad.

000016243

08.03.1929

06357

POPULAR MADICAL STORES

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

1

Forwarding their 'Popular perfumed cocoanut Hair Oil' and expect a few lines in appreciation.

000016246

08.03.1929

06358

SUFFERER, A

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

5

enthusing over failure of Gandhiji's conversation with the Viceroy & on undertaking organisation of foreign cloth boycott programme, suggests inclusion of three more boycotts viz. of smoking, tea-drinking and theatre or cinema going.

000025096

08.03.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

04979

PRABHAVATI

1

I shall feel relieved only when he show courage.

000016244

08.03.1929

04406

JAGANNATH

06301

SUBBIAH A.

1

Forwarding second and concluding list of Sind Collections as published in 'The People', the total collection amounting to Rs. 78500/-.

000030713

09.03.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08858

MONS, EDMOND

2

Acknowledging addressees letter says Owing to exigency of the situation in India I am obliged to canclell the tour Can't say when I shall be able to visit Europe.

000016247

09.03.1929

06276

VIDYANANDA

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Suggests amendments in view of the Sikh-Muslim opposition to Nehru report.

000016248

09.03.1929

06276

VIDYANANDA

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Suggests amendments in view of the Sikh Muslim opposition to Nehru report.

000016249

09.03.1929

06276

VIDYANANDA

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

2

Suggests amendment in view of the Sikh Muslim opposition to Nehru report.

000026427

09.03.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

03711

GREGG, Richard B. ("Govind")

2

Glad to receive your informative letters. Glad that I dropped the idea of visiting Europe and U. S. A.

000028497

11.03.1929

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

08660

KHAMBHATA, Bahramji Naoroji

1

If you want me better wait till I am free.

000016251

11.03.1929

06360

SHRIDHAR

00778

GANDHI, Devdas

2

A post card containing irrelavant matters.

000016252

11.03.1929

06361

JOSEPH, A. M.

00001

GANDHI, M. K.

3

Trying to prove superior of Christianity says, "All highest conceptions of God, excellent & casiarst methods for all social, moral, religious life, true ways to salvation can only be found in Christianity. "One anna stamp afixed as a contribution to Lalaji fund.

000012713

11.03.1929