Q. 14.2( 34 Votes )
List the places that Gandhi visited between his first meeting with Shukla and his arrival at Champaran.
Gandhi had his first meeting with Shukla in the annual convention of the Indian National Congress, at Lucknow. Following this, Gandhi visited Cawnpore, other parts of India, his ashram near Ahmedabad and Calcutta before his arrival at Champaran.
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How did the episode change the plight of the peasants?NCERT - Flamingo
Notice the use or non-use of the comma in the following sentences.
(a) When I first visited Gandhi in 1942 at his ashram in Sevagram, he told me what happened in Champaran.
(b) He had not proceeded far when the police superintendent’s messenger overtook him.
(c) When the court reconvened, the judge said he would not deliver the judgment for several days.NCERT - Flamingo
The events in this part of the text illustrate Gandhi’s method of working. Can you identify some instances of this method and link them to his ideas of satyagraha and non-violence?NCERT - Flamingo
Notice the sentences in the text which are in ‘direct speech’.
Why does the author use quotations in his narration?NCERT - Flamingo
“Freedom from fear is more important than legal justice for the poor.”
Do you think that the poor of India are free from fear after Independence?NCERT - Flamingo
• List the words used in the text that are related to legal procedures.
For example: deposition
• List other words that you know that fall into this category.NCERT - Flamingo
(i) Choose an issue that has provoked a controversy like the Bhopal Gas Tragedy or the Narmada Dam Project in which the lives of the poor have been affected.
(ii) Find out the facts of the case.
(iii) Present your arguments.
(iv) Suggest a possible settlement.NCERT - Flamingo