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Gandhi’s thouGhts on sustainable living close to Environmental Protection

By B. L. Chavan


The world famous personality popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi was a great revolutionist and a strong supporter of sustainable development. The living style of Mahatma Gandhi was a role model of simple living personality which was adoptive to the minimum requirement. The Niyamas-yama is ethical commands related to the human behavior and are very much important for the environmental conservation and protection. Mahatma Gandhi was of the strong opinion that the villages should be developed and made self-reliance. Mahatma Gandhi realized the importance of reuse and recycling. He realized the potential of night soil to generate biogas and the energy ultimately. The present paper makes an effort to co-relate the modern concepts of environmental protection and proposes their closeness to Gandhi‟s thoughts

Topics: Key words, Environmental Protection, Ethics, Gandhi‟s thoughts, Sanitation, sustainable Development
Year: 2014
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