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GANDHI AND NORDIC COUNTRIES

Collected by E. S. Reddy and Holger Terp. Editors and publishers E. S. Reddy and Holger Terp.

GLOSSARY

  • ashram
  • bapu - father
  • bhangiwada - location occupied by “untouchables”
  • brahmin -
  • dhoh -
  • Gujarati - a language in west India, Gandhi’s language
  • Gutterali
  • harijan - untouchables, God’s people
  • Harijan was Gandhi's weekly newspaper
  • hartal - closing of shops and work stoppage, especially as a sign of political protest
  • mahatma
  • masjid - mosque
  • mussalman - Moslem
  • purdah - curtain, veil
  • ryot - peasant, farmer
  • sadhu
  • sanatanji (Hindu)
  • satyagraha
  • satyagrahi
  • seth, sheth
  • swaraj - self-government

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