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Harilal Gandhi: A Life
 
C.B. Dalal, Translator: Tridip Suhrud
Price : ₹ 850.00  
ISBN : 978-81-250-3049-2
Language : English
Pages : 324
Binding : Hardback
Book Size : 140 x 216 mm
Year : 2007
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Territorial Rights : World
Imprint : No Image
 

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About the Book

Harilal Gandhi, the eldest son of Mohandas and Kasturba Gandhi, is a mysterious, fascinating figure. Paradoxically, Harilal has also been the subject of much speculation in recent times. Chandulal Bhagubhai Dalal’s life of Harilal Gandhi is the only full-length biography available on him. It reconstructs a life from letters, family records and archives of the Sabarmati Ashram, and old files of newspapers.

Apart from the life of Harilal Gandhi as chronicled by Chandulal Dalal, Tridip Suhrud has included twelve appendices constituting of hitherto unpublished letters and related material. Chandulal Dalal’s biography, combined with the Translator’s Appendices, contains the complete published, un-published and archival material available on Harilal Gandhi.

Contributors (Author(s), Editor(s), Translator(s), Illustrator(s) etc.)

Chandulal Bhagubhai Dalal (1899 -1980) participated in the Salt Satyagraha and the Quit India movement and was imprisioned in the years 1930 and 1942. As the director of the Gandhi Smarak Sanghrahalaya, he created the foundation of the present day archives at the Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad. He also wrote a five part History of the satyagraha in South Africa. 

Tridip Suhrud has translated non fiction from English into Gujrati and Gujarati into English. He is at present translating into English a four part biography of Gandhiji written by Narayan Desai. He is associated with the activities of the Sabarmati Ashram Preservation and Memorial Trust, Ahmedabad.