Relevance of Khadi by Ravi Kiran & Haresh Shah
An interactive talk on Khadi, its history and timelessness.


Gandhi Through Poetry
Udayan Thakkar reads his selection of poetry on Gandhi.

Bapu – Ways Of Understanding
Atul Dodiya transforms the poetic fantasy of Labhshankar Thakkar, with readings in Gujarati by Atul Dodiya and in English by Naushil Mehta.

The First Call For NonViolence: Gandhi In Bombay
Usha Thakkar and Sandhya Mehta share their discovery of Gandhi’s critical time in the city as he shaped his political journey.

Experiments with Truth
Tridip Suhrud with his new critical edition of Gandhi’s autobiographical tome in conversation with Bernard Imhasly.

Gandhi Between The Wars
Srinath Raghavan on the American interest in Gandhi between WWI and WWII. Chaired by Sidharth Bhatia.

Visual Arts

Gandhiji, his Life and Legacy – Celebrating 150 years
Commemorating the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Father of the Nation, we present images documenting the impact of his life’s work that transcended boundaries. Juxtaposed with original and creative interpretations from artists inspired by Gandhi’s legacy. In collaboration with the Sir J.J. School of Art and various historical archives.


Sounds of Vrindaban by Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia and Students
Get set to soak in the mellifluous sounds of the ‘bansuri’, rendered by Padma Vibhushan Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia and his students of the Vrindaban Gurukul who will perform classical ragas, ably supported on the Tabla by Pt. Yogesh Shamsi and on the Pakhawaj by Pt. Bhawani Shankar. He also paid a tribute to Bapu on his 150th birth anniversary.