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1915

 Month

Day

 

 

1915

January

 

Gandhi and Kasturba  landed at Apollo Bunder, Bombay.

1915

January

 

In interview to The  Bombay Chronicle and The Times of India, Gandhi said he would follow  Gokhale’s advice and pass some time in India observing and studying.

1915

January

11

Reception at  Ghatkopar, Bombay.

1915

January

12

Public reception at  Mount Petit, Bombay, Sir Pherozeshah Mehta presiding.

1915

January

13

Welcome by Bombay  national Union at Hirabag. B.G. Tilak and Joseph Baptista attended.

1915

January

14

Gandhi entertained by  Bombay branch of Servants of India Society.

1915

January

14

Met Governor of  Bombay.

1915

January

14

Garden party by Gurjar  Sabha, Bombay. M.A. Jinnah presided.

1915

January

15

Gandhi left Bombay for  visits to Rajkot, Porbunder and other places in Saurashtra.

1915

January

17

Rajkot citizens’  address. Dewan of Rajkot presided.

1915

January

20

Reception by Modh  community of Rajkot.

1915

January

22

At Darbargarh.

1915

January

25

At Porbunder.

1915

January

26

In letter, Gandhi  thanked Major Hancock, Administrator of Porbunder, for help during Satyagraha struggle in  South Africa.

1915

January

27

Visit to Rasashala  Aushadhashram at Gondal.

1915

January

27

Rabindranath Tagore  wrote to Gandhi thanking him for sending Phoenix boys to stay at Shantiniketan.

1915

February

2

Gandhi given reception  by citizens of Ahmedabad.

1915

February

4

Arrived in Bombay from  Ahmedabad.

1915

February

7

Speech at Mission  School, Bombay.

1915

February

8

Arrived in Poona. Held  discussions about joining Servants of India Society.

1915

February

8

Wrote to Mahatma  Munshiram thanking him for hospitality to Phoenix party at Gurukul.

1915

February

11

Reception by Deccan  Sabha, Poona.

1915

February

12

Party by Sarvajanik  Sabha, Poona.

1915

February

13

Visited Karve’s  Anath-Balikashram, Fergusson College and Anandashram at Poona.

1915

February

13

Public meeting at  Kirloskar Theater.

1915

February

14

Presided at prize  distribution function at Sanatan Dharma Nitishikshan Pravartak Samiti in Bombay.

1915

February

15

Spoke at kapol Hostel,  Bombay.

1915

February

15

Left for  Shantiniketan.

1915

February

17

Reached Bolpur. Met  C.F. Andrews. Was accorded acceptation in Indian style. Tagore was away.

1915

February

19

Gopal Krishna Gokhale  passed away at Poona.

1915

February

20

Gandhi spoke at  condolence meeting for Gokhale at Shantiniketan.

1915

February

20

In telegram to  Transvaal British Indian Association, suggested universal mourning.

1915

February

20

Left for Poona.

1915

February

21

Lahore Conspiracy  unearthed.

1915

February

23

Gandhi wrote letter to  Chief Traffic Manager, East Indian Railway, regarding inconveniences during travel.

1915

March

3

At Poona meeting to  mourn death of Gokhale, Governor of Bombay presiding, Government moved main resolution.

1915

March

3

Left for Bombay.

1915

March

4

In letter to Maganlal  Gandhi, expressed desire to establish an institution at Ahmedabad.

1915

March

5

Reached Shantiniketan  and met Rabindranath Tagore.

1915

March

13

Reception on grounds  of Maharaja of Cassimbazar’s palace in Calcutta. Harilal Gandhi took final decision  to separate.

1915

March

14

Gandhi left Calcutta  with Ramdas and Chhaganlal for Rangoon by s.s. Lanka to meet Dr. Pranjivan Mehta.

1915

March

17

Arrived in Rangoon.

1915

March

18

Defense of India  passed.

1915

March

26

Gandhi left Rangoon  for Calcutta by ship.

1915

March

27

Traffic Manager, E.I.  Railway, replied to Gandhi’s letter of February 23, agreeing to return excess fare.

1915

March

31

Gandhi advised youth  against anarchical crimes at students’ meeting at College Square, Calcutta. P.C.  Lyons presided.

1915

April

2

Had talks with  Rabindranath Tagore,.C.F. Andrews and teachers at Shantiniketan.

1915

April

5

Reached Hardwar from  Shantiniketan. Kumbha Fair in progress.

1915

April

6

Met Mahatma Munshiram  (Swami Shraddhanand) at Gurukul, near Hardwar.

1915

April

7

Went to Rishikesh,  walked to Lakshman Jhula and visited Swargashram.

1915

April

8

Brahmacharis of  Gurukul Kangri presented welcome address.

1915

April

9

Gandhi took vow to  take only five articles in diet every day.

1915

April

12

Arrived in Delhi with  Kasturba and others.

1915

April

14

Visited Mathura and  Vrindavan.; Entrained for Madras.

1915

April

17

Reached Madras.

1915

April

20

Addressed members of  Gokhale Club at Madras. Sir Subramania Aiyar presided.

1915

April

22

Gandhi outlined his  future program of work in India in interview to The Madras Mail.

1915

April

23

Spoke at Madras  Mahajan Sabha meeting and Madras provincial Congress Committee "At Home".

1915

April

23

Interview to  Associated Press of India, explaining how his work in South Africa would be continued.

1915

April

24

Mullim League, Madras,  was "At Home" to Gandhi and Kasturba at Lawley hall.

1915

April

24

Gandhi spoke at Madraw  Law Dinner.

1915

April

25

Spoke at meeting of  Social Service League, Madras, at Rande hall.

1915

April

25

Reception by Arya  Vaishya Mahasabha.

1915

April

26

Reception by Indian  Christians at Madras. Gandhi recalled help by missionaries in South Africa.

1915

April

27

Reception by Madras  students at Y.M.C.A. , V.S. Srinivasa Sastri presiding.

1915

April

29

Gandhi spoke at  Lakshmi Memorial Arya Pathshala, Madras. Met Gujarati community of Madras at residence of  Lodd Govindas.

1915

April

30

Reached Tranquebar  from Mayavaram. Reception by South Indian Classes Society.

1915

May

1

Gandhi spoke on  untouchability and swadeshi at Victoria Town Hall, Mayavaram.

1915

May

5 - 6

Attended Madras  Provincial Conference session at Nellore.

1915

May

7

Spoke on passive  resistance in South Africa and thanked G.A. Natesan at meeting of Indian South African  League at Madras. League passed resolution dissolving itself and placing balance of money  at Gandhi’s disposal.

1915

May

8

Gandhi reached  Bangalore.

1915

May

8

Unveiled portrait of  Gokhale at Government High School.

1915

May

8

Civic reception at Lal  Bagh.

1915

May

11

Gandhi returned to  Ahmedabad. Drew up estimate of expenditure of Ashram at Ahmedabad.

1915

May

20

Devised vows and rules  for Ashram at Kochrab.

1915

May

20

Satyagraha Ashram  inaugurated at Kochrab near Ahmedabad.

1915

May

23

The Phoenix party  (boys and teachers with Maganlal Gandhi) arrived in Ahmedabad from Gurukul Kangri.

1915

June

1

Gandhi fasted at  Ahmedabad for a day for ‘falsehood among the boys’.

1915

June

3

Award of Kaiser-I-Hind  medal to Gandhi for services to British Empire announced in King’s birthday honors.

1915

June

16

In letter to J.B.  Petit, Secretary, South African Indian Fund, Gandhi gave income and expense account of  Satyagraha campaign in South Africa up to January 31, 1915.

1915

June

26

Received Kaiser-I-Hind  medal in Poona.

1915

July

11

Attended 15th Bombay Provincial Conference held in Poona.

1915

July

11

Had two interviews  with Lokmanya Tilak.

1915

July

11

Government of India  Act, 1915 passed.

1915

September

20

Gandhi received C.F.  Andrews and W.W. Pearson in Bombay and left with them for Ahmedabad.

1915

September

23

C.F. Andrews and W.W.  Pearson sailed for Fiji Islands.

1915

September

23

In letter to V.S.  Srinivasa Sastri, Gandhi wrote that he might have to live apart from Kasturba in Dhed quarters as a result of admitting an untouchable family in Satyagraha Ashram.

1915

September

26

Dudabhai, a Dhed ,  and his wife joined Satyagraha Ashram.

1915

September

26

Gandhi wrote to A.H.  West that Indian Opinion should be kept up at any cost.

1915

September

30

Attended in Bombay  meeting of committee for South Africa Indian Fund. Proposal for Valliamma Hall was  discussed.

1915

October

15

In a dispatch, Lord  Hardinge urged total abolition of indenture system.

1915

October

28

Gandhi spoke on  indenture system at Empire theater, Bombay. Sir Ibrahim Rahimtullah presided.

1915

November

5

Sir Pherozeshah Mehta  passed away at Bombay. Gandhi wrote to A.H. West that proposal for Valliamma Hall be  dropped.

1915

November

15

Moved condolence  resolution on death of Sir Pherozeshah Mehta at meeting at Premabhai hall, Ahmedabad.

1915

November

15

Sir Chinubhai  presided.

1915

November

21

Gandhi presided over  birth anniversary celebrations of Srimad Rajchandra at Ahmedabad.

1915

November

28

Spoke at Ahmedabad  function held to honor N.C. Mehta for success in I.C.S. examination.

1915

December

1

Arrived with Ba at  Viramgam from Ahmedabad on way to Rajkot.

1915

December

4

Reached Gondal from  Rajkot.

1915

December

8

Replied to  citizens’ address at Bhavnagar. Diwan presided.

1915

December

8

Address from Modh community  of Bhavnagar.

1915

December

12

Gandhi reached Bagasra via Hadala from Amreli.

1915

December

12

Assured help to people  to abolish customs barrier at Viramgam.

1915

December

24

Attended session of  Industrial Conference at Bombay, sir Dorab Tata presiding, and supported resolution  thanking viceroy for recommending abolition of indenture system.

1915

December

27 - 29

Session of Indian  National Congress at Bombay under president ship of S.P. Sinha. Gandhi moved resolution on  "India and the Colonies".

1915

December

27 - 29

Congress instructed  A.I.C.C. to confer with Muslim League Executive and frame scheme of self-government.  Congress constitution amended to allow representatives of political bodies of 2  years’ standing. Gandhi, not eligible for election to subjects Comm

1915

December

30

All-India Muslim  League met in Bombay under chairmanship of Mazhar-ul-Haq.