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Reflections: Ela on Gandhi

The year 1906 was a significant year in the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, a young lawyer, 37 years of age, in South Africa. He arrived in 1893 and his transformation began through a multitude of events culminating in some significant changes he decided to make to his life style. His first test was during the Bambatha uprising in 1906.

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Susheela Raman in Mauritius

Tamil minorities create controversy over Raman's two rock carnatic tracks, Paal and Ennapane. She does things that purists do not like, it brings emotion, a new approach in Carnatic music which dates back several hundred years After a 26 hour journey to Mauritius, organizers of the show advised Raman that due to pressure from Tamil minority groups, she had two options. She was to either cancel her performance or not perform the two popular tracks, Ennapane and Paal.

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Indian Dance

The Natya Shastra was created in the beginning of Treta Yug by Brahma on the request of Indra and other devas as an object of diversion (Kridaniyaka). As the lower castes (Shudras) were not entitled to listen to the four Vedas (Sama, Yajur, Rig and Atharav), Brahma created the Natya Shastra as the fifth Veda which was open to all, irrespective of caste and creed.

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