Model Question and Answers for APSC | Throw light on the significance of the thoughts of Mahatma Gandhi in the present times.
Ans : For his admirers, Gandhi was a man of spiritual truthfulness and democratic action, both at the public and personal levels, with a unique method of struggle that combined political pragmatism with ethical integrity.
|Gandhian Thoughts||Significance Today|
|Non-violence||Today we see increasingly more and more groups are taking to violence for political assertion. What world requires in politics of peace, reconciliation and trust.|
|Satyagraha||The moral framework of resistance which marked satyagraha is especially pertinent in the times when to be quiet or to collaborate seems to be the only dominant choice in face of any injustice.|
|Swaraj||For empowerment of individuals in the face of the rising power of Corporations and Governments|
|Eliminating Untouchability||Caste discrimination has still not ceased to be a feature of Indian-public life. The Gandhian idea of social consciousness to eliminate it needs to be taken forward.|
|Women Emancipation||With glass-ceiling still far from being shattered in the public sphere, the Gandhian thought of women emancipation continues to hold relevance.|
|Trusteeship Model||Inspired Corporate Social Responsibility. The best companies in the world invest heavily in social projects.|