|Prahlad Singh Patel to launch the book ‘The Diary of Manu Gandhi’ in New Delhi|
Prahlad Singh Patel to launch the book ‘The Diary of Manu Gandhi’ in New Delhi
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel will launch the book ‘The Diary of Manu Gandhi’ (1943-44) at a function in the auditorium of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library.
The book has been brought out by the National Archives of India, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in collaboration with Oxford University Press.
The Diary of Manu Gandhi originally in Gujarati has been edited and translated by Dr Tridip Suhrud, a well known scholar engaged in understanding the Gandhian Intellectual tradition.
The first volume covers the period 1943-1944. Manu Gandhi (Mridula) was a grand niece of Mahatma Gandhi , daughter of his Nephew Jaisukhlal Amritlal Gandhi, and stayed with Gandhiji till his assassination.
She was an aide to Kasturba Gandhi during her imprisonment in the Aga Khan Palace in 1943.