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Nation Pays Tribute To Mahatma Gandhi On 149th Anniversary: Highlights
Oct 02, 2018 21:57:12 (IST)
Gandhi was for self-sufficiency at village-level: Tamil Nadu Governor
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit said Mahatma Gandhi had brought about social cohesion by working against 'untouchability'.
"He (Gandhi) propagated the concept of trusteeship and wanted people to abhor accumulation of wealth for themselves and their families. All these were his outpourings which went beyond the political spectrum," the governor said. 
When the Sabarmati ashram in Ahmedabad was started by Gandhi, there were initially 25 inmates of whom 13 were Tamilians, he said.

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