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  • The Times of India

    The Times of India, Bombay

    He stood for humanitarian principles Mahatma Gandhi did not belong to India alone; he stood for elemental principles essential to the welfare of humanity as a whole.

    Here was a man whose eyes were opened to the tribulations of his people generations ago in a far-off land; who from that day onwards gave his mind-and now literally his body-to their salvation. How far Mahatma Gandhi's devotion to things of the spirit in the greatest and most influential tradition of the East will prove of lasting and immortal consequence must largely depend on the extent to which those of this generation and others immediately following are inspired by his precepts and his memory.