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Correspondence  > 1941

Correspondence: 1941

 

Serial no.

Date

From no.

From Person

To no.

To Person

Pages

Summary

000022078

01.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

Tells her that Gandhiji was harsh but it was necessary.
000026685

02.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10439 GANDHI, Manilal & Sushila

4

Asks for news and gives news of family members and Ashram inmates.
000009744

02.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 06733 KUNVERJI

1

Greatly pleased by your letter. Do maintained the health. Presume you will pay.
000029842

04.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08773 SATHYE, (Dr.)

1

Praises quality of addressees yarn.
000027647

06.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08593 VAIDYA

1

Do not worry if you feel like going snd returning when you are calm.
000027649

06.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08593 VAIDYA

1

I am not in a hurry. You may go and bring your family.
000027571

07.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

1

I shall do the needful. Do stop here on your way back.
000024357

08.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09707 DASGUPTA, Satish

1

Advises to show everything to Annada. Sends******** and says that it need not be returned.
000029210

11.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

Bring Cocoanuts & lemons. I have given up cooked vegetables. The fall in Blood Pressure may be due to it.
000024451

13.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08340 KRISHNACHANDRA

4

I admit drawbacks are there: But ours is a heterogeneous body, and our aim is to evole a well-managed non violent organisation. As long as I live my actions will serve the purpose of laws. Do not worry over drawbacks.
000026330

13.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Miscellaneous.
000026134

13.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

4

We shoyld bear with all types of temparaments. Then somebody our Ahimsa might work. We should be patient and try to remoive our own faults.
00030438A

14.01.1941

08812 SHAH, Munnalal 10521 DR. SAHEB

1

Explaining his difficulty says for smooth working of kitchen he should know the requirement of each member beforehand.
000031822

15.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

2

Mira advised to take adeguate quantity of distilled water and liberal quantum of friut including prunes. Mira advised to select a place of residence on the plains either by riverside or seaside as mountains are for the rich.
000023133

17.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 07638 HARRISON, Agatha (Miss)

8

I fear my letters are censored and even suppressed. I submit to it as a war measure my letter to Hitler, was surpressed I can get it published but that can be only surreptitiously and I would not do it. But I am worried because even my local statements are not allowed to be published any way not assured nothing will be done that can be called violent and intruthful.
000027550

18.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08568 PRITHVI SINGH, Sardar

4

You may not stay here if you cannot completely accept the Ashram ideals. Do not worry if you cannot accept them. I know you will work whenever you go. do keep me informed of your activitoes.
000031257

20.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08976 NIRMALANANDA (Sri.)

1

Feels it no breach of law to dissuade people from submitting to exaction as contribution to war fund is not compulsary. Approves ( Jamnanthan's) action.
000027648

21.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08593 VAIDYA

1

Why no letter from you? Hope I am out of mind because I am out of sight?
000032677

21.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09194 CHAKRAVARTY, Amiya

2

Gandhiji writes to Amiya consoling him during his hour of sorrow. Gandhiji asks him to bear it calmly as Ahimsa teachs us the doctrine of the indestructibility of life and the art of dying cheerfully.
000022833

21.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 07107 COOK, Nilla Cram (Nila Nagini)

2

Makes personal inquires.
000024353

22.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09707 DASGUPTA, Satish

2

Desires to inquire about a student and know his requirements regarding books and their cost.
000029041

23.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08701 PANCHOLI, Vijaya M.

2

I do not believe that what is given in charity reaches the dead but do know that giving things in cahrity to deserving persons is good.
000031823

24.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

2

Of Mira has finally decided to go to Varoda she was free to do so. But Gandhiji advised her not to disturb her health, until she was slear in her mind that she can have her peace in the harmnts of mankind.
000029502

25.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08739 SAPRU, Tej Bahadur

4

(1) Agrees that the country's domestic troubles be solved mutually (2) Explains how determind not to go as strangers he (G) went to Jinnah & from there drove together in Jinnah's car to meet Viceroy (3) Feels Jinnah doesnot want a settlement untill consolidated league position to dactate all parties including rulers.
000022663

25.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08167 HEATH, Carl

2

Gandhiji declares that if Britain wins by employing Nazi methods the world will not be better for it. Congress stand is against violence not only between man and man but between nation and nation (Congress once erred on this point and then Gandhiji left it. But they rectified it after wards) Government was foolish not to understand it and to declare, because of this, that the congress was pro-Nazi.
000026989

27.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08527 MAHMUD, Syed (Dr.)

1

Glad you are out of bed.
000022079

27.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

Informs her that after she is alright she can come to Wardha to do Ashram work as others do but not necessarily for Gandhiji's personal service.
000027650

28.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08593 VAIDYA

2

I wish you give to the public benifit of your experience and continue Khadi work.
000022080

28.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

Discourages her from coming though her health is not good and advises to await results of her meetings with Kaide Azam.
000025604

29.01.1941

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 08417 PHADKE V. L.

1

You may not go or can withdraw.
000031824

30.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

1

Gandhiji asked Mira to go to Varoda at once.
000022081

30.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

Disapproves of her calling johra to Bombay.
000029796

31.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

1

Informs he (G) slept under roof due to cold etc.
000024354

31.01.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09707 DASGUPTA, Satish

2

May I remit the amount you will ask first ? Do obtain the certificate (of A. I. S. A.)
000029501

01.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08739 SAPRU, Tej Bahadur

2

(1) Disapproves Jinnah's terms meeting him (Jinnah) as Hindu for HIndus. (2) re: arranging a meet says. Jinnah will distort our meeting the way he has distorted the present civil disobedience movement.
000022083

01.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

Tells her to first get well and for bids her to use his name in any talks.
000022082

01.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

I have not asked you to see anybody I am not a representive of the Hindus.
000022084

02.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

Feels helpless and says his faith is in prayer.
000026135

03.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Instructions.
000029211

03.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

1

Delighted Signed Photo.
000030437

03.02.1941

08812 SHAH, Munnalal 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Showing warn infected wheat grown in Ashram arles can it be used in cooking ? G. disapproves it.
000025856

03.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

2

Sorry you are ill. We shall fix another appointment.
000025311

04.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 04979 PRABHAVATI

2

Why no letter from you ? News of others.
000030436

06.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

2

Giving reasons for his dictetic experiments (raw eating etc) explains that his seeing Royal life is in fact quite simple (Less expensive)
000023560

06.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08233 BALVANTSINH

2

Please have patience I shall not allow manure to go waste.
000029500

09.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09515 SAPRU, Tej Bahadur ?

2

I think that I have told you that I am not going to write to Q. A. unless I know that he wants some Sttlement. What I do know is all to the contrary.
000023010

09.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08209 BHIKSHU

1

Gandhiji feels satisfied with the work.
000009745

10.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 06733 KUNVERJI

1

Manu had no fever when. She left If now she gets it. You all will be to blame. Do maintain your health.
000024452

11.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08340 KRISHNACHANDRA

2

There cannot be rules for every small thing what requires to be told should be told affectionately. If his not satisfied he can come to me. In future better ask for my written instructions.
000028187

11.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08641 KODANDA RAO, P.

2

You should not fall ill. blessings should be asked for with due humility. Do not drag me out unless absolutely necessary.
000026136

11.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

Ba polite but firm with all. In future do not give anything to anybody without my instructions.
000030635

11.02.1941

00546 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 03690 SEN GUPTA

2

Do not offer satyagraha and resign People arrested for Prosecuting constructive programme may defend themeselves.
000031825

12.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

1

Gandhiji suggests to Mira that she could meet him Wednesday and Saturday at 8-15 P.M. (staring from the very day he wrofe this letter.)
000025312

12.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 04979 PRABHAVATI

2

The Ashram is full. God you also well etc.
000022554

12.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08148 MALKANI, N. R. (Prof.)

1

No need for a message. Kaka Saheb himself is my manage.
000024453

13.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08340 KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Deal with every body affectionately, Yet do not allow anybody to act against rules.
000026137

13.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Keep loving nature: Report to me when a rule is broken.
000031246

14.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08969 RAMA DEVI

1

Congratulates teachers who decided against leaving their schools & wishes others to follow their example.
000029916

14.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08792 NEHRU, Rameshwari

2

advises to give up jail going desire as enough work outside.
000022836

14.02.1941

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Statement by Kasturba acknowledgeing the hospitality of the village Dhumeda.
000021761

14.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08070 GOSWAMI, Advait Kumar

1

advises not to quarrel if mass prayer is not allowed.
000029499

16.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09515 SAPRU, Tej Bahadur ?

2

Q. A. wants me to represent the Hindu Community only, which I can't If you agree with me, write to Q. A. that his position is unsound. If you do not, persuade me to represent the Hindus.
000025541

16.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01925 GHOSH, Prafulla C.

2

Acknowledges his letter and gives news about Sardar, Jamnalalji and his health.
000023561

16.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08233 BALVANTSINH

2

It should be possible to sell surplus produce, in the market. Wheat until for consumption must be thrown away. Ashram might undergo a change but will not be closed.
000023787

17.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10398 MALKINSON, M.

2

Nazism is only a new name for the exploiter. I represent the dumb exploited. My pacifism therefore cannot help Nazism on the contrary it will die by my method only and by none other.
000025313

17.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 04979 PRABHAVATI

1

Personal matters.
000030435

18.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

3

Assures him that behind his (G's) seeming breach of laws there is observation. (1) Gives instructions re: kitchen Guests etc. (2) Regretts Ba's interference being her old habit (3) Advises to stop use of 501 soap.
000025314

21.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 04979 PRABHAVATI

1

We hope to reach on 27th Reach there at that time.
000029498

22.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09515 SAPRU, Tej Bahadur ?

2

I was sorry to learn your illness.
000022454

22.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08112 MULCHANDJI

1

Happy to know that the vow was observed wishes happiness to the couple.
000026139

24.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Herewith a part Rest will follow.
000030410

24.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

1

I shall talk to him.
000029043

25.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08701 PANCHOLI, Vijaya M.

2

Personal news. Glad Nanabhai is reciting Bhagwat.
000026686

25.02.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10441 GANDHI, Manilal & 2 others

2

Personal news.
000027582

02.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10468 SHANTI SWAROOP

1

I agree with your agreement.
000026140

03.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

I want Mama's account.
000034028

03.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09841 DESAI, Kusum

2

Why do you fall ill ? You have not informed me even. Do try to improve your health. You should be able to walk five miles a day. Do whatever work you can. Mahadevbhai has gone to Delhi Pyarelal will be released on 6th.
000033755

05.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09804 GANDHI, Narandas

4

I have liked your letter, but Kanaiya will not be able to reach up to it. Lack of concentration of mind in work on the part of Kanaiya, ever since the coming of Abha. Abha is a good gir. She fulfils all our expectations. You both or Jamna alone should come here and see for herself.
000027644

06.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08592 SUSAI (Dr.)

1

If you like you may leave the faith or suffer like all reformers and purge the Catholic Church of the blot.
000026141

06.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

3

I trust you but you have committed mistake in accounts and must make good the deficit by obtaining money from home. It is best to public own our mistakes.
000024454

06.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08340 KRISHNACHANDRA

3

You are honest but careless. You should make good the deficit by obtaining the amount from home. There is nothing to be ashamed confessing your drawbacks will lighten your burden.
000025732

06.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08438 MAJMUDAR P. L.

2

Ambalal had agree that as long as Sardar is there he will provide the finances. But our efforts should not stacken.
000029497

07.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09515 SAPRU, Tej Bahadur ?

2

I am ready to meet Q,A. But I fear the time for communiaty settlement has not come.
000025363

08.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08397 KOTWAL

2

Instructions re courting jail when the person is from a native state.
000030434

08.03.1941

08812 SHAH, Munnalal 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Seeks Gandhi's advise regarding handing kitchen management over to Keshu. G. approves it.
000023134

08.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 07638 HARRISON, Agatha (Miss)

1

Struggle proceeding steadly Have not hart faith in non-violence.
000026142

09.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

You should keep proper watch or hand over the keys to others.
000021750

09.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08065 RAGHUVANSHA

1

Rajkumari brought my message. Railway fare will be advanced to you. Remit the amount after reaching Kanpur.
000023011

09.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08209 BHIKSHU

1

Notes that he had issued on appeal regarding the theft of Gold watch.
000029089

10.03.1941

08381 KAUR, AMRIT 08707 MITRA, S. N.

2

Majority believe in non-violence only as a means to achieve independence but cannot condemn all war weapons for their belief in non-violence is not complete.
000034044

12.03.1941

03268 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 09841 DESAI, Kusum

2

Your letter to Gandhiji has been received. He says that you should cultivate the strength to be able to walk a distance of five miles withot exhaustion. Bapu doing well. Kasturba's condition, not very good complaint of bronchitis. Pyarelal was released from jail : has gone to Delhi to see his mother, sister and brother.
000033055

13.03.1941

09737 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 09734 GANDHI, Prabhudas

2

You are devoted to work more than I. Why did you part compaby with Gandhiji? Actually you were supposed to take my place. I was sorry to read your letter. The idea that there is lot of artificialness and falsefood in our activities. In signing the oath, many people have deceived us and Gandhiji. You will send me a list of persons who neither spin on the Charka nor wear Khadi. You may give them a warning that their names would be reported and just see what effect would it have on them.
000029212

14.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

These partings must be borne chearfully etc.
000026143

14.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Herewith the rules. The inmates must take the vows.
000029213

15.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

News of inmates comings and goings.
000032122

15.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09016 KUMARAPPA, J. C.

1

Gandhiji wants to know from Kumarappa wheather he has his approved for the plan & budget regarding oilpresses sent by jhavebhai to enable him to examine the plan.
000025315

15.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 04979 PRABHAVATI

2

You are lazy, you do not write and there beg parden etc.
000009798

15.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01814 JERAJANI, VITHALDAS K.

1

Gandhi servia core has a certificate for A.G.S. A. why them it has no place in Khadi Patrika ? Give all possible help to gosiben who want to work among Muslim women ?? through khadias.
000029090

16.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08707 MITRA, S. N.

2

Digest my writing and write after two months if you are not satisfied.
000028384

17.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

News about Pyarelal, Mahadev etc.
000029214

18.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

1

Herewith copy of letter to Faroogui.
000030445

18.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

1

Advises to try hard & says it not fully prepared give it next time. Have to work so hard shows how weak we are:
000028385

19.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Do you know where is the ointment bottle ?
000023801

19.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08256 ISMAIL, Mirza Muhammad (Sir)

6

Thanks for your letter though we differ. There is no freedom of speech in British India much less in Native States. Your chief justice is unfit for his post. I feel because I claim to be the only friend (among public men) of the princes. As a gesture you should restore sanands which have been cancelled and issue to those whose applications were rejected. this letter is absolutely personal and not for public use.
000009746

19.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 06733 KUNVERJI

2

Let Manu remain in the Hospital till the examination is completed. Ba is worrying though I do not. Has Surendra paid up the Money ?
000029216

20.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Miscellaneous things.
000034029

20.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09841 DESAI, Kusum

2

Your letter. You should cultivate the habit of taking long walks. One gentleman here, who was hardly able to walk for a furlong, is now able to walk any distance. You will come here and get treatment. You will be able to improve.
000025316

20.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 04979 PRABHAVATI

1

Come when the work there is jenished.
000029215

21.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

Your Hindi is fast improving. I did not like Ramnarayan's letters etc. Ba is gone to Delhi to take Sushila's treatment.
000024455

21.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08340 KRISHNACHANDRA

2

Neither Mahadevbhai not Ksihorelalbhai can bear the burden. What did Chimanlalbhai tell you ?
000026144

21.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

Mahadevbhai etc. should not be saddled with the work.
000026145

22.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

5

Let their attraction ennoble them. Curbing it might harm them. We should bear with others only till we can influence them. In South Africa we did all manual work and the guest also had to do the same. Hence we come closer.
000024456

22.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08340 KRISHNACHANDRA

5

Regarding mutual attrations, Ahimsa & Timidity, Gandhiji's labour work, and constant touch with co-workers in South Africa Kocharab etc.
000022560

22.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08151 SHRIRAM, Lala

1

I expects full help from you.
000029217

23.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Yes the bottle was found in the box mentioned by you. I do not think my letter to Faroogui can be misused.
000009799

23.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01814 JERAJANI, VITHALDAS K.

1

Hope it will succeed. The success of the whole struggle depends upon sucass of constructive works.
000009747

23.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 06733 KUNVERJI

2

I have written to kishorelal. I do not think it to be necessary to call all. The lady doctor's opinion should be enough.
000026148

24.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

He who accepts his guilt should be tolerated otherwise he will turn into a hypeocrate.
000029218

24.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Harijan will probably be out on 5th April Chandrashankaer's neglect is criminal.
000026147

24.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

If inmates of the Ashram make public their unclean thoughts, the Ashram would be heaven. But people do not do it. So the golden rule is that others will be what we are:
000024458

24.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08340 KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Referring to an Ashram Youth who concealed his passions and revealed only when asked. Emphasises the need for truth.
000031828

24.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

1

Ganshiji asks Mira again to take undhru back and that would slove all difficulty.
000031827

24.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

1

Gandhiji says he would send Undhru beck to Mira. He would be on guard and do all work of Mira The women may be disposed of.
000029044

24.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08701 PANCHOLI, Vijaya M.

2

News about Ba etc. Asks for views of Manubhai Nanabhai etc.
000026146

24.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

The draft rules seem to be good.
000024457

24.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08340 KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Grinding, latrine cleaning and every other item I was attending to in Kocharab Ashram. For breach of rules anybody can be expelled, but it would be harsh to drive out one who discloses his innocence.
000023135

24.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 07638 HARRISON, Agatha (Miss)

1

Bombay suggestions not likely receive congress countenana
000021762

24.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08070 GOSWAMI, Advait Kumar

2

advises to do what is possible under the circumstances.
000029219

25.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

1

Address only women students. Visit Gujarat unnecessary.
000029220

25.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Do not involve yourself in men's meetings and thereby make yourself chape. I am well.
000029221

26.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

All well. J. P. Trivedi has come for treatment of Blood Pressure:
000029222

27.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

1

Enough if you reach Delhi 14th morning.
000025317

27.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 04979 PRABHAVATI

2

Sorry about JaiPrakash's health. See me on your return journey.
000029223

28.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

Do not reach before 14th Herewith my opinion on women's part in the Law committee. See the enclosed from lahore etc.
000028386

29.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Government letter has made it impossible to issue the paper.
000026149

30.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

You may bring to my notice what you consider to be necessary.
000029224

30.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

I am shocked to hear about Iftikhan. Do make further inquires. Do not worry that Harijan is not to be issued.
000027986

31.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08608 BARR, F. Mary (Miss)

2

Hope you are having varied experience. do write your book. etc. etc.
000028387

31.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

Congress should not seek to organize students as a party.Every big organisation has men good as well as bad. But if all are bad. It will be atterly useless. Do not worry. News about inmates.
000030598

31.03.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08825 SINHA, DINESH KUMAR

2

Encourage to collect money from students for Andrews Memorial Fund.
000033056

31.03.1941

09737 DESAI, Mahadev Haribhai 09734 GANDHI, Prabhudas

2

Glad to read your letter. You have done my duty. I am afraid I have gone away before I really finish my work. I have written to Lucknow about Kasturba. Publication of Harijan is stopped again. Your mother is a suitable person to offer Satyagraha. Let her do it Asafpur after 16th April. I shall write to Lucknow.
000029225

01.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

See that you do not endanger your health.
000029236

01.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Good you went out of this heat. Madalsa occupies your place.
000026150

01.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

4

Instructions of the person who is asked to manage should be carried out.
000024459

01.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08340 KRISHNACHANDRA

4

Explaining importance of managership Gandhiji defends Chimanlal's disciplinary actions saying that the power is vested in the office and not in the office bearer.
000030444

01.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

1

Approves his & Bablas' (Narayan Desai) Going not others. Doubts if he could maintain his health.
000023136

01.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 07638 HARRISON, Agatha (Miss)

1

Always ready for consultation.
000026151

02.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

In management it is the post and not the person that matters.
000024460

02.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08340 KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Whoever is the manager is we obey the office and not the person.
000029226

03.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Mridula has her limitations but qualities also.She is a brave girl.
000030433

03.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

1

(1) Says my criticism is well founded. (2) Approves his sitting in a village & of giving khadi Exams.
000030431

03.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

1

Says time itself will solve many problems Advises to search a living suitable to him Further says leaving me is absolutely in your hand.
000030432

03.04.1941

08812 SHAH, Munnalal 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

(1) Expresses his desire to adopt a village Asks when G. consider a reformed village ? Is such reform possible today ? (2) Says I dont want to leave you.
000030429

03.04.1941

08812 SHAH, Munnalal 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

(1) Pointing out some defects in the sylliabus, Munnalal decides to appear in the first exam. (2) At what point you considers village reforms work completed? It is that achievable in todays circumstances.
000029227

04.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Your letters are destroyed immediately on receipt. So while replying I have to depend upon memory. Mira is gone to Nasik.
000030430

04.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

3

(1) Describes functioning of a reformed village & says such reform is possible in todays circumstances. Can't say of future: (2) Advises to concentrate on khadi Exam.
000030427

04.04.1941

08812 SHAH, Munnalal 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

5

(1) Shows disinclination to give khadi exam. (2) Expresses his desire to live with villagers like them. (3) Regretts his unability to love & mix with Ashram people (4) appriciates Gandhi's ability to convert rich people into friends of poor. which he lacks. (5) Suggests to reply on the back of this letter but then says it is mill paper.
000025318

04.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 04979 PRABHAVATI

2

I have no particular need of you but wish your presence as a father would. However your duty is to serve JaiPrakash there:
000025024

05.04.1941

02727 MASHRUWALA, Kishorelal G. 08664 TYAGI CHAND

2

A Satyagrahi should obey the leaders command and while in jail should not insist of flag solution ceremany or singing "Vande Matram".
000029228

05.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Discuss Haskill's letter with Dolta and others and with me when you come. Your draft regarding your reply to Lady Hardinge is good but mine is better.
000030428

05.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

1

Approves his going to Mul (a village) on condition that if he falls he must come back.
000031829

06.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

1

Gandhiji wrote to Mira who halted at nasik on her way to Chorwad (a sea side place) where arrangements had been for her stay.
000029229

06.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Continuous spinning and fast to-day (6th April). The verandah will be extended after you come.
000023836

06.04.1941

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

2

Gandhiji's message to the effect that the confernce should stand on its own legs and not depend upon Government.
000022085

06.04.1941

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Statement by G:- "Nonviolent conduct requires to- leration of and even generosity Contrary conduct is a species of violence. Most of our difficulties are from over ignorance. Unregulated sentiment is waste like unharnessed steam.
000029230

07.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Discusses diet and probability of Ba going to Delhi.
000025324

07.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 04979 PRABHAVATI

2

Do not worry because you cannot stay with me. Your place by the side of JaiPrakash or where your work his.
000029231

08.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Dharma YashDev stands condemned by his own action. I shall feel releived if and when you finish your Lahore programme. Simla is cooler but I know you will come here:
000027551

08.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08568 PRITHVI SINGH, Sardar

1

I like your regular correspondence and your efforts.
000030424

08.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

1

Gives Kanchan's news.
000029232

09.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

1

News about inmates.
000032123

09.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09016 KUMARAPPA, J. C.

1

Introducing Shri Thannu Pillai (president of Travancore state Congress) to J.C. Kumarappa and asking Kumarappa to show Shri pillai whetever can be shown in the little time Shri pillai had.
000029233

10.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

3

The varandah idea is good but there is more work than workmen. Can cope with. The library renovation is a positive blessing in hot days.
000031830

10.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

1

Even though it was very hot in Sevegram, Gandhiji hoped that the weather must have been fine at chorwad.
000029235

11.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Herewith Madalsa's poem on my trinity etc etc.
000031831

12.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

1

Gandhiji was pleased to learn from Mira that she like the place (chorwad.) Harakhchandbhai is really a sincerely generous person, a pearl among men.
000028388

12.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

You are coming on Wednesday. Durga is better. Mahadev in Bombay.
000029234

12.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

1

Omit Delhi.
000024355

13.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 04900 HEMAPRABHA DEVI

2

Advises to obtain the certificate.
000025542

14.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01925 GHOSH, Prafulla C.

3

Uneven and weak yarn is useless gives news of his health, Kumarappa, Sardar, Maulana and others.
000024821

14.04.1941

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

7

Draf of a statement that he should give in case he is arrested.
000021752

15.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08065 RAGHUVANSHA

1

Disapproves of his fast, expresses inability to ask any college to take him up and suggest to earn by using the knowledge acquired.
000023809

18.04.1941

01057 PATEL, Vallabhbhai (Sardar) 08256 ISMAIL, Mirza Muhammad (Sir)

1

Thanks for the suggestions and design of the national flag. There is already a flag with a background. The new one may not be very different.
000031122

20.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10546 BUCH, PURATANBHAI

2

advises to keep ready in the news (?) he gives is true.
000031832

21.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

2

Gandhiji was pleased to receive Mira's letter full of description of Chorwad and was also happy that mira had the benevolent company of Harakhandbhai. Reference to improvement in Durgaben's health.
000029091

21.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08707 MITRA, S. N.

2

See the Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee in the Connection.
000031123

21.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10546 BUCH, PURATANBHAI

2

Acknowledges his message sent through Vasumati. Inquires re: his work among Pathans.
000009121

21.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

1

Dispose of the enclorrd papers. Let me have a report of Ahmedabad riots.
000033036

22.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 02475 PRABHUDAS

2

Your letter. Kasturba and Laxmi have come. For Kashi one month will be over soon. But she will have to go back. I hope you and Amba are doing well.
000030426

23.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

2

Giving Kanchans health news expresses his doubt weather he (M) write strong letters to her (k). Opines that Giving examination becoming expert & acquiring knowledge is one and the same.
000032111

23.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09016 KUMARAPPA, J. C.

2

Gandhiji advises J.C. Kumarappa to observe fast (partially or Wholly) when there is undue exertion partial fast means living on fruit juice.
000032112

23.04.1941

09016 KUMARAPPA, J. C. 00000 "BLANK"

1

Postal envelope addresses to Prof. J.C. Kumarappa, being postal date stamp as 23.4.1941 (seems to be the envelope used for letter no. sn. 32111.
000030425

27.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

2

(1) Advises to write less & smaller letters. (2) Says you are to live with Kanchan (his wife) wherever you be. (3) Informs that he shall break his fast today (3rd day) evening.
000028599

28.04.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10485 MASHRUWALA, Nanabhai Ichchharam

1

On your attaining 60 years. Do finish 100.
000029238

01.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Sorry the jaw trouble is still there etc.
000030423

01.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

2

presses him to give khadi exam & be expert in its productions & marketing. Advises to take health care & better come back.
000030440

01.05.1941

08815 RADHA MOHAN 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Informing his wife's arrest while offering satyagraha & taking away some jewelery by police for not paying fine seeks some clarification on his (Gandhi's) statement regarding payment at such fines.
000025325

02.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 04979 PRABHAVATI

1

I do not know what can be done about JaiPrakash. However do not worry and mind your work.
000026152

05.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Stray inquiries.
000024356

05.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 04900 HEMAPRABHA DEVI

2

Hope you are in sound health. I have not nominated Amritlal Chatterjee as my representative However if he comes, guide him.
000009122

06.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

2

Good will protect Mrudula. People wedded is non-violena an rare: Other should protect themselves without depending upon guards. A few workers should meet musalmans. I would prefer boycott of Muslims rather than resort to violence.
000021613

06.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08016 GOPINATH

3

(1) Living persons should not be bracketed with prophets. (2) Quran teaches that non-violence is an obligation but violence is permissible. (3) Advises to read introduction to Anasakti yoga to correctly understand Lord Krishna's Advice to Arjun. (4) Says knowledge of Urdu and Hindi essential to evolve an All India Language.
000024213

08.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08317 BHUJANGILAL

1

I have not time. Better stay with Narandas.
000027552

08.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08568 PRITHVI SINGH, Sardar

3

I would suggest you carry on your work as you think best. I am Unable to express opinion as to whether Akhadas can inculcate real Ahimsa.
000023756

09.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09051 GANDHI, Laxmi Devadas

2

Duplicate of 23626
000033689

09.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09804 GANDHI, Narandas

2

Your letter. We have different systems.- yours of Laxmidas, of vinboba, of Jaju, of Kripalani, of Mathuradas, of Divanji and so on. I have full trust in you. You may form a Committee and go ahead with the work.
000023759

09.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01340 GANDHI, Kasturba (Mrs.)

1

The fast was only of 72 hours and I am now O. K.
000023626

09.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 04535 LAXMI

2

Informs that Lilavati is beeing sent to help her.
000031553

09.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08091 LILAVATI

1

advises to talk less, thoughtful & purify herself.
000027651

10.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08593 VAIDYA

2

I approciate your work. But why give up Khadi and Charka?
000023765

10.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

5

Your paper lowered itself by publishin my statement after ommitting the censored portion. You should have atleast mentioned the fact of ommission My statement must be published either fully or may not be published at all.
000027652

11.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08593 VAIDYA

1

Do not be hasty. Come and be calm.
000024104

11.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08305 CHANDIWALA, Brijkrishna

4

Desires that Koran class also may be started like the Geeta class and that everybody should learn both Hindi and Urdu.
000022355

11.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08499 RANCHHODBHAI

1

I work according to my lights.
000024461

12.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08340 KRISHNACHANDRA

4

Division of work and duties in connection with Ashram management. To order ingredients for kitchen is your business. Accounts books of your departments will be signed by you when present and in absence by Chimanlal. while on morning roumd for inspection You should carry with you a bucket a shovel and a broom to pick up whatever is left so that the defects can be corrected there and then.
000026153

12.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

4

Instructions regarding division of work. Power comes to him who does his duty. Even inspection involes manual work.
000025319

12.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 04979 PRABHAVATI

1

I have not yet been able to meet JaiPrakash. Do not worry.
000026154

13.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Let Amtu Salam do any public work she likes.
000031833

13.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

6

Even though Gandhiji appreciated Mira's plan of disbandment (of Ashram) he said that places could be separated but the persons connected with actiities are inseparable e.g. Balwant Singh, Parnerkar. Reference to the plans where Gandhiji stayed carried on his activities "Heaven only knows where I am to be flug again". "My safety lies in praying and waiting He would pray to God Lead Thou me on. About Mira's wish to be in the hiding, Gandhiji said it was not possible unless she did as the anchorites did which was absured and unthinkable. REference to Mahadev Desai's coming next day. Reference to vacation class of which was expected to close about 10th June.
000029918

13.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08792 NEHRU, Rameshwari

1

re: Addressee's illness says A volunteer must learn health keeping art too.
000030421

14.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

4

Rebukes him (1) for his strange letter (2) For returning back money which he himself asked for & (3) misbehaving with his wife. Advises to come back & decide things coolby.
000031337

14.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08091 LILAVATI

1

Advicing not to worry re: her weight asks to eat normally as per appetite. Messages for Laxmi & Tara.
000028521

15.05.1941

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

4

Notes of discussion regarding number, qualification duty etc. of persons who have volunteered for Satyagraha.
000030632

16.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 03690 SEN GUPTA

1

Says I am off writting prefaces.
000031338

16.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08091 LILAVATI

2

Rebuking for her thoughtless & careless writting asks to observe some propriety in every detail of her behaviour. Cautioning her says- 'You are delibrately blotting your virtues'.
000024462

17.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08340 KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Do not listen to others. Tell them if there is anything to complain Gandhiji will tell me.
000026155

17.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Do not be misled by hearsay. Whenever there is a complaint I shall certainly call you.
000029667

18.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08760 GULABCHAND

4

(1) Says jail going can only be a duty never a right (2) Informs his (G's) not reading newspaepr at all (3) Some advice.
000022802

18.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09571 THAKKAR, Amritlal V.

4

Disapproves of the institution going under the control of Amritlal Sheth; and discusses certain arrangements re publication. of the paper.
000025326

18.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 04979 PRABHAVATI

2

I have written to JaiPrakash, then news of others.
000027653

19.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08593 VAIDYA

2

Do not be upset Stick to your work and you will feel calm.
000023012

19.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08210 SHAKUNTALA

1

Notes that she will again offer civil disobedience.
000031124

21.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10546 BUCH, PURATANBHAI

1

Blesses him.
000023757

21.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

2

Informs that Mahadevbhai's programme and conveys news of others.
000031834

22.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

6

Gandhiji received an inquiry wheather Mira had severd all counections with him. Mira's statement that anything drastic may happen even on a flimsy ground. No truth in the newspaper reports re: Gandhiji's visit to Ahmedabad and plan of other tours. But any such tour or visit may come true. REference to news of devastaing war. (II words war) Gandhiji pained to hear of the destruction suffered by England Reference to the return of Kasturba, Devdas and Ramdas.
000030462

22.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

2

Asks all to write G. Wonders why Kanchan & Bhoju Bhau not on speaking terms Inquires weather Balkrishna is effected by this till.Shushila suggests Radiastopeam oil, made from vegetable ,for his cold.
000024337

22.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 02175 PETIT, MITHUBEN

4

Informs that Ba has gone to Delhi for treatment by Shushila Informs that the out side behaviour of the English is sophistic but we need not quarrel with that Conveys and asks for news.
000032113

22.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 05987 KUMARAPPA

1

Prof. Kumarappa was advised to take salts and not to leave coonoor till yelloweners is goen.
000027553

23.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08568 PRITHVI SINGH, Sardar

4

We are wedded to Ahimsa and cannot therefore teach the use of sword though can teach how to wrest it from the opponent.
000033037

23.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09734 GANDHI, Prabhudas

2

If Kashi is not well, let her not be in a haste to go to jail. Let her assist you and Chhangalal in your work. If Chhaganlal can't continue to stay at Vijapur because of illness , we can't help it. Let him stay with you and of illness, we can't help it. Let him stay with you and lend a helping hand to you. Laxmidas may be given the work at Vijapur. If they so wish, Chhaganlal and Kashi may stay with Krishnadas. Durgabehn has gone to Bombay. Kasturba to come here tomorrow.
000032285

24.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 02721 JOSHI, Chhaganlal Nathubhai

4

Ref. to communal problem in Dhrol. Gandhiji wants Dhrol King to give up the throne. Ref. to events in Bantwa. Ref. to events in Miyana. Muslims being trained for battle. Gandhiji asks Chhaganlal to be cautious. A test for Congressman. Those who are not able to observe "Ahimsa", let them adopt a tit for tat policy and save a few people. Where you find good Muslims, you may mix with them and cultivate unity.
000029843

25.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10508 TALPULE

1

Says Poona Resolution is dead for ever.
000009427

25.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01794 ANNAPURNABEN ?

2

Study and pass Creditable news about Manualal and Akbarbhai.
000021751

25.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08065 RAGHUVANSHA

1

Rajkumari tried but failed. You better take up some work which pays and cultivats non-violence.
000026156

26.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

You should shine in the work alloted to you.
000024463

26.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08340 KRISHNACHANDRA

2

I did not like your letter. Good you wrote plainly but you could have settled with Chimanlal. Once your position is made clear you should justify your worth. Chimanlal is willing even to give up managership.
000027654

26.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08593 VAIDYA

2

In jungle we cannnot do anything if we are stabbed. But where stabbing is done in crowded localities. The culprit can be caught otherwise we are cowards.
000029919

26.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08792 NEHRU, Rameshwari

1

General news inquiry.
000024817

26.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 05382 SAVITRI

2

I am not surprised you got first class. Now get in in Charka Sangh exam.
000009748

26.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 06733 KUNVERJI

2

Do not worry if the weight goes down provided the health is satisfactory. News about Ba, Devdas, Ramdas, faxmi and children.
000025902

28.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10435 DHOLAKIA PRABHULAL

1

My blessings are there:
000025320

28.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 04979 PRABHAVATI

2

Personal news.
000029237

29.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Can you tell where is Pakistan literature kept ? Hope your jaw is better.
000026157

29.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

If both of you know your duty there will be no question of using authority; and of leaving the work which is your duty.
000027655

29.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08593 VAIDYA

1

Whether the method is viloent or non violent patience is necessary for success.
000031125

29.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10546 BUCH, PURATANBHAI

1

Approves his activities. Inquires about Akbar.
000026158

30.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

We should put to the best use what we have man material etc.
000024464

30.05.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08340 KRISHNACHANDRA

2

Divide the work in such a way that even a layman can attend to it smoothly. Regarding Balvantsinh's complaint about BHAJI (Vegetable) try to satisfy him or rather show the stuff to me.
000031178

01.06.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08775 GOSAVI

6

(1) Asks not to publish his talk with G before getting in approved from G & making it fit for publication. (2) advises socialists to resign who resent G's restrictions however justifies rebelling only if they can carry bulk of congressman (3) Feels he (Gosavi) personally dislikes G's restrictions which won't allow him to work whole heartedly (4) Invities to discuss again if necessary.
000030422

01.06.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

1

Make Takli out of Bamboe & its spindle from Umbrella spoke. Am observing silence today.
000021711

02.06.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08050 MAHENDRAPRASAD

2

advises to see that both parties remain quiet even at the cost of his (correspondent's) life.
000026160

03.06.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

Nobody should worry if I do not eat. The sickness is due to my own fault.
000026159

03.06.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Miscellaneous matters.
000030420

05.06.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

2

advises to learn to manufacture Dhanus Takli which will give him peace. knowledge & service to poor. advises not to hurt his wife's feelings as she is still a kid.
000031179

08.06.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08775 GOSAVI

2

Accepting his assurance says his (G's) investigation (?) was due to suspecion but due to his (Govasi's) unclear position. Permits publishing their conversation duly corrected by G.
000030419

10.06.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

2

Advises (1) not to decide that he can't live with his wife (Kanchan) (2) to strenthen his thoughts & improve health.
000031180

11.06.1941

08944 MASHRUWALA, Kishorelal G. 08775 GOSAVI

2

Writting on G's behalf quotes from a responsible Satyagrahi's letter her complaints re: carelessness in recuriting Satyagrahis in Maharashtra. Complains like Satyagrahis not apinning not having Charka or silvers improper disicipline etc.
000021731

13.06.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08059 WALCHAND HIRACHAND

1

Wishes success in their venture and hopes that it will serve the country.
000026161

16.06.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

I would suggest that the common kithcen be worked like a hotel, Harijans be trained for the work, a menu be prepared for each day etc. etc. Yes, Harijans may be trained, manu is there only it has to be adjusted.
000030661

16.06.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10527 SINGHJI GANESH DULTA

2

Appreciates addressees's taking interest in public work in spite of his old age. Says I may send them jail second time if necessary.
000029920

16.06.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08792 NEHRU, Rameshwari

4

(1) Says Publishing Harijan now will itself harm truth (2) Firmly believes pure thoughts have their own effect & all pervading Thoughts effect more than speech or writing.
000024465

16.06.1941

08340 KRISHNACHANDRA 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

6

Seeking guidance as regards executing Bapu's idea to run the kitchen on Hotel lines with permanent establishment regarding dietetics, fruit supply and temporary guests. In reply Gandhiji suggests to prepare Harijan male and females and then hand over the whole management to them. Fruit may be supplied first to the needy ones and the surplus may be distributed among others.
000021699

18.06.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08042 SHARMA, Jivkrishna

1

Appreciates the idea of presenting proceeds of khadi and Gramodyoga exhibition, to kamala Mehru Hospital.
000032160

19.06.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09024 SATYAMURTI

2

Gandhiji was delighted to see satyamutri's signature after a long time. Gandhiji hopes Satyamutri would be well soon. Those who are rendering war service need not have any fear of vindictive action against them by any Congress government.
000024822

21.06.1941

00713 BAJAJ, Jamnalal 08163 DISTRICT MAGISTRATE

1

My sons have no share in my property. But his own property is in my hands. herewith therefore the amount of his fine.
000031835

23.06.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

1

Gandhiji appreciates the collection of verses sent by Mira to him. The verses sre meaningful.
000034035

23.06.1941

08991 GANDHI, Kasturba (Mrs.) 09843 DESAI, Kusum

2

Your letter. Weather here is too hot. Rains may start any time. You can come here any time. Bapuji was suffering from dysentery for 3 days. Now doing better- remains too busy. blessings to Manibhai, Sushilabehn and children.
000024336

23.06.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 02175 PETIT, MITHUBEN

2

Congratulates her on Ranjit's recovery complaints that Kalyanjee and Pragji could not add to the cow wealth.
000026962

25.06.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08526 VYAS, Ishwarlal G.

1

Consider it a blessing that Jivrambhai has freed his body from pains.
000030416

27.06.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

2

Approves his leaving at the same time fears his returning back with bitter experience. Suggests pondicherry or Raman Ashram. If unable to settle anywherethis place is open for you.
000029239

30.06.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

I and seven others fasted for a day for Hindu Muslim Unity I am O. K.
ews about Sushila Mahadev etc.
000021614

30.06.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

2

Take it if it comes but do not go in for the sake of it. In a long drawn out struggle there should be no haste.
000023137

30.06.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 07638 HARRISON, Agatha (Miss)

6

Informs about riots in India which G. thinks are only a rehearsal of a civil was G laments over Govt's inactivities and sheeches of the secretary of state which irritate all. Assures however that G. will not divert for the path of Ahimsa.
000031837

01.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

2

Difficulty in finding labour to do work under Mira's directions. Alteratives suggested by Gandhiji. Experiences like this show that labour is more than money. Many moral problems arise from Mira's letter which Gandhiji did not want to discuss in this letter.
000029240

01.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Your Hindi is almost perfect. I may issue a statement about Munshi.Prof Indira's resignation may be accepted.
000029241

02.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

The weather is cool. Sikander is coming today.
000031838

03.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

2

Undhru was sent with full instructions. However Gandhiji would send Puri also. Mira should break her silence to speak to Puri.
000024267

03.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08319 DIWANJI DILKHUSH

2

Hopes to read his booklet. Regrets he could not see him when he come.
000029242

03.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Good they found you improved in health. Jinnaha's (?) reply is evasive.
000021615

03.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

1

Do not court imprisonment till you are cured.
000029243

04.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Good your programme is worked out and you are able to carry it out.
000033691

04.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09804 GANDHI, Narandas

1

As usual, I am enclosing Prema's letter. My endorsement of your appeal must have been received in time. There was a letter from Jamna, to which I thought it was not necessary to reply.
000030591

04.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08822 ARUNBABU

5

Acknowledging his letter says Our work is undoubtedly hard but simple. We know what we have to do at a given moment. Further says we shall someday play a decisive part in the solution of the communal question if we remain strictly non communal and non violent. Feels without non-violence, one cannot be wholely non communal.
000032197

04.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09211 MADHAVDAS GOKALDAS

2

Kasturba writes : Received your letter. I have been worried because of the riots. Ramdas and others are in Ahmedabad. Hence, worried about them. But it is no use merely worrying. God's will. Because of riots at places and heavy rains at others, we are in trouble everywhere: Don't know what God has ordained. No news from S. Africa for the last two and half months. Here also there were heavy rains for six days accompanied by dusty winds. Bapuji is well, but lot of work for him as usual. Gandhiji adds a few words to enquire about Madhavdas having started any new venture:
000009749

04.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01812 PAREKH, Kunverji Khetshi

2

I was anxious as there was no news for Good you all are well.
000025321

04.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 04979 PRABHAVATI

2

I hope you will come while returning JaiPrakash dissatisfied with me but tell him that I will be satisfied if he improves his health.
000028389

05.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

6

I will be with you. In future you should not come here during the hot season for that imperials your health etc.
000023795

05.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

3

A general letter of introduction to friends in America in favour of Bal Kalelkar.
000029244

06.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

6

Faroogui came went away but did not return. Raja has been released. Do not worry about the price of the pad of the paper.
000031339

06.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08091 LILAVATI

2

Disliking her letter asks to concentrate on studies, resolve firmly & pass the examination. Asks not to suffer her studies for want of money. Also Shushila's note re: Some one's admission ?
000029245

07.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

J's requirements are not many and you have the things.
000029844

07.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08775 GOSAVI

1

Feels Deokinandan's argument plausible not convincing.
000031181

07.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08775 GOSAVI

2

Feels Devkinandon's argument plansible but not convincing. Suggests to come with D. When Rajan Babu returns.
00031181A

07.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10551 GOSAVI, D. K.

2

Feels Devkinandans arguments plansible but not convincing. Suggests to come with D. Whan Rajan Babu returns.
000029246

08.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Do not make yourself cheap by writing to officers and receiving 'No'
000030412

08.07.1941

08812 SHAH, Munnalal 08813 KRISHNACHANDRAJI

3

(1) expressing his dissatisfaction at Management says. I cant take permission for every small matter (2) Repents for his misbehaviour towards cariappa for Vegetable soup. (3) Says I am not fit to stay here etc.
000030413

08.07.1941

08813 KRISHNACHANDRAJI 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

1

(1) Appreciates his frankness. (2) Regarding his conflict with Cariappa says Once you know each others nature such occasion hardly arise. (3) Advises to forget part.
000030415

09.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08813 KRISHNACHANDRAJI

2

(1) Carioppa's fault is clear. (2) Pointing Munnalal's wrong view says a family an Ashram the world all are institutions. All are imperfect as being made of imperfect human beings only God is perfect. Hence Munnalal can't be unfit to live in an institution.
000030414

09.07.1941

08813 KRISHNACHANDRAJI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Herewith Munnalal's letter & my reply to it. He expects your view also.
000026961

10.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08526 VYAS, Ishwarlal G.

2

Something must be done in memory of Shri Jivrambhai at his funeral place. Only when the seeds sown by Jivrambhai bear fruit we can be said worthy.
000029797

11.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

1

Believes One shouldn't worry about ones body & other news.
000030441

11.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

4

(1) Says being made of imperfect men they ought to remain imperfect. Even Krishna (Best among men) cant become God & had to die miserably. (2) Advises to better leave institution & settle in family life. (3) Opines that he will no where get the freedom he enjoys here & says you can't tolerate others freedom which you desire for yourselt.
000031839

12.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

1

Gods and men have the same virtues and vics. They are familiar friends but guarrel among themselves. The Invisible power stands suprem and unbound.Gandhiji asked Mira to make Chapati's of Juari flour.
000009123

13.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

2

They must do them almost to help the people according to circumstances.
000027656

14.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08593 VAIDYA

1

Did you really get place in spinning in spite of all this atmosphere of violence?
000029798

15.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

1

General Inquiry.
000029247

16.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

5

News about Khan Saheb Mahadev. Ghanshyamdas, Ramdas Prabha, Sushila etc.
000029921

16.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08792 NEHRU, Rameshwari

4

(1) Explains non violent war techniques like no running away No water poisoning etc. No property destruction in case vacating. Police help can be tolerated etc (2) A Non Co-operator should (a) not protect his property (b) guard self respect without harming enemy etc.
000024773

16.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00713 BAJAJ, Jamnalal

2

Much depends upon how you try to keep up your health. News about Madalsa and Khansaheb.
000029799

17.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

2

Feels a special responsibility towards her (addressee) as her brother doesen't fully approve her staying with G.
000030615

17.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08835 SURESH

2

(1) Says Nehurs policy has been the policy of congress. I am unable to think much in such matters as he (Nehru) is in Jail (2) Answering his questions Says Russia is not a country like spain or China. Feels much difference between stalin & Lenin. Feels Lenins Russia is no more today.
000027498

17.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 05325 DUNICHAND, Lala

1

I agree you must be free from all responsible posts etc.
000029800

18.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

2

Gives his B.P. (160-94) & says It has a tendency to rise at night.
000022803

18.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09571 THAKKAR, Amritlal V.

2

Deprecates the idea of Bapa leaving Harijan work though he (G) does not feel anything wrong in Bapu continuing the work of uplift of Aboriginals.
000030443

19.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

1

Study Vedas but real knowledge consists in serving & Realising its importance. Advises to be ditermined regular & care health.
000030442

19.07.1941

08812 SHAH, Munnalal 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

Explains in detail his plan in village development work & seeks G's advise (2) Gives measures he intends to take for regaining health & regarding expences. dwelling etc) & secks G's advise. (3) Expresses his desire to meet Nathgi. Gandhi's reply:- Advises (1) To work in field as much as he can (2) Stop worrying (3) to take more of curd milk fruits etc & less of bread (4) To work selflessly & win people. (5) to spend off his personal money in unusual expenses & become possession free. (6) to remove attachment from Kanchan (His wife)
000029802

20.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

1

General news & Inquiry.
000030439

20.07.1941

08812 SHAH, Munnalal 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

(1) Gives his view about non possession & expresses his desire to get rid of all his poesessions. (2) Explains hardships of villagers & stresses necessity of Ashram's interference in Panchayat's working but then changes his mind & says it is better remaining uninvolved. Gandhi's reply:- (1) Approves his later idea of non involvement in villagers internal affiars, (2) Says serve them silently & let our living influence them (5) Says you will become light like flower it you get rid of all you possess.
000029803

21.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

4

(1) Asks to write U.P. Government ( Mr. Mudie) not to be unreasonable or stingy re: Agra Prisoners (who were on Hunger Strike) (2) Informs Being cross with her would be husband Veermma drank Permanaganete, but timely saved.
000024268

21.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08319 DIWANJI DILKHUSH

4

Offers suggestions to be incorporated in the booklet on spinning and praises the effort.
000022804

21.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09571 THAKKAR, Amritlal V.

2

The Sangh Should take from the Mysore Congress as much help as they can give, without involving itself in any of their other activities.
000033693

21.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09804 GANDHI, Narandas

2

I have replied to your earlier letter. About Chhaganlal, I now feel that he should not stay in Vijapur any longer. He should stay either with Krishnadas or Prabhudas or with you at Rajkot.
000024775

21.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00713 BAJAJ, Jamnalal

2

Everything depends upon how you take advantage of the envirounment. Do not have any worries about here:
000029248

22.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

I have faith in your ability etc.
000023802

23.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08256 ISMAIL, Mirza Muhammad (Sir)

2

Has no faith in conference. However those who have it may convene it. G will remain present if instead upon but G. thinks it will be better if he remanism absent.
000027657

24.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08593 VAIDYA

2

We are upset when we are stabbed but what about people who are killed on the front and where property is destroyed ? Perhaps spinning gives our courage.
000029249

24.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

I know if her all the attention needed. Try to see Anand Mayidevi if you can.
000029250

25.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Do not denote anything to Gujarat. Noakhali and Malabar have better claims. News about Mira Prithvi Singh Sushila Khan saheb etc.
000026162

25.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

I am sorry I asked for the thing without informing you.
000024466

25.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08340 KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Regrets interference in kitchen business in form of ordering on through Zaverbhai without Krishnachandra's knowledge.
000032460

25.07.1941

14129 GANDHI, Kasturba (Mrs.) & GANDHI, M.K. 09049 KANTILAL

2

Ref. to Ch. Stanti, young son of Kanti. - Ref. to Kanti's wife, Saraswati; - to Prabhavati, Kusum Desai, Rajkumari, Dr. Sushilabehn, Kunvarji, Kishorilal, Gomatibehn and also to Mahadevbhai. - Kasturba wishes that Kanti should complete his studies early and start earning. - Ref. to Manu's health. - Charka classes to begin from 1st of next month. - Gandhiji sends his blessings.
000030417

25.07.1941

08812 SHAH, Munnalal 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

expressing his strong desire to leave Ashram says (1) you have tried enough to satisfy me still I am rethless feel dependent & alian (2) Am unable to utilise my talents (3) Feels certain things hindir his progress at Ashram (4) Says as I don't fully agree with you I shouldn't ask you for getting a job. Kanchan will stay here at present.
000029804

26.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

2

His (G's) Ashram News.
000029251

27.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Your Hindi is fast improving So you will now be in Dehra.
000024774

27.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00713 BAJAJ, Jamnalal

2

Do not hasitate to accept service from others. You can reply ampty later on The family is noble the father would have got the throne if he has not taken to Christianity.
000021765

27.07.1941

08072 MASHRUWALA, Kishorelal G. 08073 MURTI, A. S. N.

2

Refuses to revise congress stand regarding non helping government in war even if that meant congress going in the desert. The good that congress ministry could do was insignificant. Apart from non-violence, any attempt to help war effort was politically unsound.
000026163

28.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Better not burn anything unless it is proved to be useless as manure:
000026164

28.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Of course guests should be your charge and you should have sufficient notice.
000024467

28.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08340 KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Admitting truth if Balvantsinh's complaint regarding burning of his heap of sweepings meant to serve the purpose of manure, Gandhiji suggests need of imforming him at least before doing so.
000023621

28.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09051 GANDHI, Laxmi Devadas

2

Personal news.
000033694

28.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09804 GANDHI, Narandas

1

Enclosed is a letter from Jethalal Joshi. I have not replied to it. you may send a reply to it directly. If you feel I should also write to him, then write to me. You may send your suggestion about "Khadi Jagat", if you have any.
000029805

29.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

2

Expresses worry as there is no rain.
000030411

29.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

1

Suggerts him to stay there (Sewagram) for a year with firm determination & be contented with whatever work comes before: This only is Raj Yoga & Raj Marg (Royal Path) Let Kanchan remain here:
000029252

30.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Personal news.
000026165

30.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

I do not think there is anything immoral in his actions.
000024776

30.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00713 BAJAJ, Jamnalal

2

Stay there till you like have relations better than that with me but how can you do that when you entertain fear from today. Do see Jawahar but see that there is no publicity.
000029253

31.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

The message to give up hunger strike was sent privately. Farooqui was at first angry but is now reconciled and will come again when necessary etc.
000031840

31.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

1

Gandhiji finished reading the letters the previonu night will be a good selection.
000027554

31.07.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08568 PRITHVI SINGH, Sardar

1

I am pleased with your letter to Kishorilal.
000029254

01.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Personal news.
000033695

01.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09795  

2

You seem to have been wonderstruck. You need not grow nervous. You are a person who has cultivated faith, higher form of disinterestedness, you are a devotee and would accept anything with a similing face. Nanalal has collected Rs. 11000/- and he will hand over the amount to you.
000033690

01.08.1941

09804 GANDHI, Narandas 00000 "BLANK"

3

In issuing an appeal to people to take part in spinning programme to be conducted for 72 days to commemorate Gandhiji's 72nd Birth Anniversary ("Rentia Baras" in the year 1941) from 09-07-41 to 18-09-1941, Narandas reiterates the importance attached to spinning by Gandhiji. Money collected would be used for Khadi activity in Kathiawar. Gandhiji endorses the programme through words of blessing, stressing the importance of Khadi which is a means to remove poverty and unemployment.
000029255

02.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

Do not suppress your illness or weakness. I know you cannot keep in reserve anything worth telling me, you will wirte it.
000033696

02.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09804 GANDHI, Narandas

2

Kanaiya seems to be a little upset. Give him an assurance. If he wants to go back to you, I have no objection. If he can be happy there, let him go there: If is for him and you to decide. He will talk to you.
000021757

02.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08067 INDRAVADAN

1

I myself have not been able to act up to my own views. You may therefore consume as much cow's milk and ghee as you can digest.
000009751

02.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 06733 KUNVERJI

1

(1) Should like to know results of your salima and 'X' ray examinations. You should take more rest. (2) Follow the hints strictly and see Dr. Jivraj Mehta after due intimation.
000029256

03.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

Arrest of D. O. I. Oridinance is astrocious and must be resented by the women's Organisation. You must get well.
000029949

03.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08799 RATNAMANI CHATTERJEE

2

Both & Mashruwala send conddence on her (addressees) saw Dr. Das death.
000029257

04.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

You pack well. When do you get well? What is the best remedy of getting rid of flies.
000031841

04.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

1

Gandhiji remembers a quotation + "Confound her enemies, frustrate their knavish tricks."
000022553

04.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08148 MALKANI, N. R. (Prof.)

4

Inquires if they manufacture their own tools and implements. Opines that compute decentralization is very necessary.
000029258

05.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

He should not be allowed to speak or go anywhere else for all that he needs is available only at your place.
000029042

06.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08701 PANCHOLI, Vijaya M.

2

Inquires of and gives news.
000029259

06.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

So you also are now using unused portions of letters. Your RAKSHA will be put on etc.
000009800

06.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01814 JERAJANI, VITHALDAS K.

2

More the shops greater the sales and greater the sales more profit of less ?? paid. When can we expect reduction in price ?
000029260

07.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

Sailen is careless. Your health is not good. Take care etc.
000025361

07.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08397 KOTWAL

1

If you cannot resist to court jail.
000029261

08.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Glad J Is making steady progress Mahadev will come after going to Ahmedabad. Sardar is not well in Yeravda.
000033697

08.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09804 GANDHI, Narandas

1

Your letter. It is good that you have taken the final decision. Nanalal is a good natured and liberal minded person. Learnt about Kanaiya. Enquiry about Jamna's health.
000025322

08.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 04979 PRABHAVATI

1

Do not come if Rajendrababu's health requires you.
000030888

08.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 06529 VIDYA

1

Acknowledges Rakhi & advises to spin & study Charka Science (Shastra).
000029262

09.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Personal matters.
000028390

10.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Why ill again ? The poet's death has left a void.
000026687

10.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08493 GANDHI, Sushila

2

I write regularly Manilal is lazy and has not improved in spite of you etc.
000029263

11.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

Keep J. as long as you like Can you find out the best remedy of getting rid of white ants ? They are a great nusiance here:
000023803

12.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08256 ISMAIL, Mirza Muhammad (Sir)

2

Expresses disapproval of his proposal as G. does not trust the British Government and as it would mean aiding the war.
000029264

12.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Shyam Prasad wants me to preside over a meeting about Tagore: But I have refused I want to finish Andrews memorial first.
000029922

12.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08792 NEHRU, Rameshwari

1

Mahadevs & Rameshandra's News.
000030592

12.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08823 ARUNBHAI

3

Says I have no difficulty in accepting your limitation of non-violence. When it is honestly worked it automatically expands. It is enough that you accept non-violence in communal conflicts.
000032114

12.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09016 KUMARAPPA, J. C.

2

With reference to Prof. Kumarappa's article on industrialization, Gandhiji asks him to prove in the next issue by working out that handicrafts are better than machine products.
000027996

13.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08612 PALANIVELU, T.

2

It can be only through purity of life and reverent study of the scriptures.
000023767

13.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

2

Clears some misstatements in the articles. Approves of certain articles. Opines that the treaty of Burma is a huge fraud. Desires him to study and write about it.
000023766

13.08.1941

07849 KASTURBA 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

2

Personal news.
000021842

13.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 03727 AMARNATH

1

Untouchables should have the same facilities of obtaining books from the library as others have and that no fees should be recovers from them.
000021843

13.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08086 PILLAY A. M.

2

The goal of perfect Brahmacharya can be attained by one in a million. To attain it however honest and perristent effort should be made.
000029266

14.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

We have to bear with irregularity in recept of letters. But (?) may be convicated herewith a letter from Sarang Dhan Das.
000024777

14.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00713 BAJAJ, Jamnalal

2

Glad you are improving. Do not make an effort to meet Vyli etc.
000029265

15.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

I am not beyond improvement. You stay there if you can build up your health etc.
000029267

15.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Fruits are good but do not interpret this to mean an invitation to send more etc.
000009683

15.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01274 TYABJI, Raihana (Miss)

1

Good, you ?? sisters are nursing Kakasaheb.
000029268

16.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Send produce of your fruit garden. Sardar is suspected to have Cancer.
000029269

17.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

1

Personal.
000024778

17.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00713 BAJAJ, Jamnalal

1

We can talk about sikar after you come here:
000024532

18.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08350 BRAHMANAND

2

Even he can do what he can G.Milton, Soordas etc.
000029270

18.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

6

Account of activities on the Shradda Day.
000026166

18.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Miscellaneous matters.
000032116

18.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09016 KUMARAPPA, J. C.

1

Gandhiji read the draft hurricdly and promises to go through it before their next meeting.
000029271

19.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

If you come I shall muse you and make you quite fit.
000021732

19.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08060 INDRAVADAN DIVYENDRA

2

Majority of the world uses cow's milk and medically also it is better, so devote more attention to the protection of cow.
000023761

20.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

2

ADvises to publish or to offer an apology; for publishing the piece of news without ascertaining its truth. However lawyers may be consulted. Desires to sign legibly.
000030409

20.08.1941

08812 SHAH, Munnalal 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Expresses inconvenience due to improper timing of prayer Bell & gives his suggestions. G. approves his suggestions.
000029806

21.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

2

Informs Jamnalalji who found peace at Anandmayi Devi's Ashram will stay there for more time.
000029272

23.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

News of inmates. I should finish Deshbandhu fund first. I shall take from you also when time comes. Sardar's trouble has proved to be a hoax.
000029923

23.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08792 NEHRU, Rameshwari

1

Encloses copy of Ramchandran's letter (below)
00029923A

23.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 03638 RAMACHANDRAN

1

advises to continue Harijan work at Travancore:
000029045

24.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08701 PANCHOLI, Vijaya M.

2

What a fool ? No description of Junagadh ? My blessings to both of you or to three.
000024779

24.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00713 BAJAJ, Jamnalal

2

Mahesh need not be turned out as he is suffering from a long standing disease. Shanta can be sent. Only my if you insist.
000023762

24.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

2

Approves of his readiness to undertake risk's but advises to know and act within his limititions.
000021760

24.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08070 GOSWAMI, Advait Kumar

2

advises to do some work and not depend upon others to meet his expenses. To do this much even is a type of service to the country.
000029273

25.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Though irreqular we have to thank the postal organisation. In the past messengers had to be sent.
000024780

25.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00713 BAJAJ, Jamnalal

4

Shanta will act as you wish as she considers you to be hir guide.
000031842

26.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

1

Rigveda would reach Gandhiji the next day. Gandhiji recommends. "isopgul" for Mira's treatment.
000030407

26.08.1941

08812 SHAH, Munnalal 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Approves his views & says Laxmibai has described the village. Shall do anything after full thinking.
000029274

27.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

About some persona.
000027572

28.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08572 HOLLAND, R. E.

1

I shall await your note.
000029275

28.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

Did my ststement appear in the press ? If you meet Bajpai tell him I am grieved at the part he played etc.
000034070

28.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09842 HARSHADA DIWANJI

3

Your letter. Received Rs. 10/- also. You need not send the yarn. You may buy it yourself and send the amount to me. Abhimanyu's yarn is good.
000031340

28.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08091 LILAVATI

2

Rebuking for her quarelling with servants dispproves writting letters to the trustees (of the hostet ?) (2) Asks to improve her habits & anger (3) Disapproves her consuming tea more than once a day. Asks to consult Mahadev.
000029276

29.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

1

Hope you are better.
000033698

29.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09804 GANDHI, Narandas

2

I wish you long life and you will serve the society for long. I shall send Jajuji for "Rentia Baras" : A very suitable person for the occasion : A leading advocate ; took to Khadi work; living like a Fakir ; will be with you for a week. Send details of programme.
000025543

29.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01925 GHOSH, Prafulla C.

3

News about Sardar, Kishorilal, Rajendra Babu and about the Ashram.
000032117

30.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09016 KUMARAPPA, J. C.

2

Gandhiji advises Prof. Kumarappa not to be in a hurry to earn the prize which he would do later automatically.
000031341

30.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08091 LILAVATI

2

Instead of reacting, advises to leave the institution (boarding) if she finds her self respect hurt. Feels one is the cause of one's own humiliations. Asks to be profecient in her subjects. Gives Pyarelal's news.
000029277

31.08.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

I do not worry about your health for here it is too hot to call you. News about Pyarelal, Amtu Salam etc.
000026167

01.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

In my youth I worked hard.
000029278

01.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

In view of your health better call the meeting in Simla rather than your going somewhere else. do not write to Mudie etc.
000024468

01.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08340 KRISHNACHANDRA

1

25 years back I took part in almost all sorts of mannual work, and everybody else followed.
000009124

01.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

1

Read the enclosed papers and do the needful.
000027987

02.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08608 BARR, F. Mary (Miss)

2

You are welcome. Come when you like etc.
000029279

03.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Some members of the Praja Parishad are heavily sentenced. Can you do anything ?
000029280

04.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

1

All well here:
000031126

04.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10546 BUCH, PURATANBHAI

1

Inquires what he knows & think re: Bhagwanjee's grave charges on Dada.
000030730

04.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08861 KARKOL, SACHIDANAND

4

advises to refuse to submit to coercion & accept consequences & reminds Every criticism is not an insult.
000028391

05.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

6

Good you refused Hydrabad invitation. Your health does not permit you to take up additional burdens. I think of refuting Henry's article. I never anticipate evil News regarding Prabhavati etc.
000026168

05.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Mistakes are bound to occur. We should be prepared to improve.
000029281

07.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

Weather is getting cool. Mahadev is better But (?) desires to work in the Frontiers etc.
000023804

07.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08256 ISMAIL, Mirza Muhammad (Sir)

1

Sends something which G. thinks will amuse him.
000031127

07.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10546 BUCH, PURATANBHAI

2

Acknowledging his & Vasumati's letter asks to come to G whenever he feels.
000009750

07.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 06733 KUNVERJI

2

Proper Care, diet etc have Certainly to be observed.
000029282

08.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Your cough must go. Take silence. If will help. The apples would have remained fresh longer if they were warpped in paper.
000026169

08.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Absence of Ramnama causes vaccum and setan occupies it.
000024469

08.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08340 KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Passionate emotions arise when mind is empty. So keep it full with constant work and prayer.
000033699

08.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09804 GANDHI, Narandas

2

I have sent Shri Jajuji's name for the programme of "Rentia Baras". You will send the detailed programme to him. Chhaganlal came and stayed here for a day. Ready to go to Rangoon also, if necessary. Reference to Prabhashankar and Champa. Maganbahi is at Delhi and will return in October, Stay for a few days and then go to Rangoon. Introduction of Jajuji enclosed. I shall send my message with Jajuji.
000030675

08.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01401 TAGORE, Rabindranath

3

Says If you and the others want me to be the president of Viswa Bharati, I must discuss the project with you. My whole soul is with you all in wishing to keep the tripal institution fully worthy of Gurudev. If my appeal fails to bring 5 lacs rupees. I will tour the country.
000022991

08.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08206 LAGU, B. C. (Dr.)

2

Informs that Laxmibai will be welcome.
000030565

09.09.1941

08812 SHAH, Munnalal 08239 CHIMANLAL

1

Munnalal seeks clearification about management system of certain departments.
000029283

10.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

News about Sarojini Sarup Mahadev Rajendra Babu etc. They wanted you for Alwar, but looking to your health I have refused.
000032118

10.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09016 KUMARAPPA, J. C.

1

Referring to Jhaverbhai's suggestion, Gandhiji says it is neither feasible nor necessary Gandhiji asks Kumarappa to discuss with Jhaverabhai. Analysis of Malai sent by Kumarappa seemed faulty.
000030566

10.09.1941

08812 SHAH, Munnalal 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

9

(1) Munnalal expresses his dissatistaction in the management by giving some examples and suggests its decentralization (2) Suggests what type of attitude Ashram should have towards villagers (3) Gives his opinion about boundry dispute of a farm (4) Says if there is no independent job for him he should leave the Ashram despite all its goodners.
000029284

11.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

What is this rheumatism of the mouth Get yourself overhawled at Delhi or Bombay Sardar is better Sailen has come well disciplined.
000027569

11.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10467 CHOCKALINGAM

1

You need not come as Dr. Subbarayan is coming.
000029285

12.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

I repeat the suggestion but act only with Shummy's approval.
000024470

12.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08340 KRISHNACHANDRA

1

We should tolerate other people's drawbacks just as they do with regards to ours. But this does not mean that deliberate breach of rules should be tolerated.
000026170

12.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Let us be tolerate as others are to us. This however does not mean that wilful breaking of rules should be tolerated.
000029286

13.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Good you are improving. Yet do get yourself examined. In future give the number of apples you send. Government have asked Bul (?) to give an undertaking she does not want to.
000029287

14.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

3

News about Sushila Prabha Anasuya Sarala etc.
000027555

15.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08568 PRITHVI SINGH, Sardar

2

I know faith in Ahimsa is only skin deep. I am glad you will select the best from the candidates.
000029288

15.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Come here only but if Shummy approves. I feel my presence itself will cure you etc.
000033935

15.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09808 JAJU, (Mr.)

2

I liked your idea of going to Kathiawar which will provide a good field for Khadi. Cotton good, and makes strong yarn. people, a little lazy. They are sweet talkers. I only hope you will be able to give them a golden touch.
000025544

15.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01925 GHOSH, Prafulla C.

2

News about Sardar, Rajendra Babu etc.
000019327

15.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 06692 VISHNU NARAYAN

2

Referring to go the Government advocacy to use drill cloth for uniform of Gandhiji suggests to use course khaddar instead and of to make it popular by persuasion among the staff.
000021754

15.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 06846 HARILAL

1

It is good that you do not worry about boycott at Rangoon.
000029290

16.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

3

An exjail bind (Satyagrahi) suffering from T. B. came. What can we do ?
000029291

17.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

3

Good you are taking simple drugs. The building work is going on to accomodate growing number of visitors.
000023758

17.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10394 GANDHI, Laxmiben & DEVDAS

3

In view of the proofs Gandhiji feels the case will be won unless the witnesses turn round as sometimes they do. Desires to keep courage. Chides her for choosing a mischivious man as her husband.
000029292

18.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

1

Personal news.
000009428

18.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01794 ANNAPURNABEN ?

2

I know you, will not be a burden there: Work and learn Hindi and Urdu.
000028392

19.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Apples bad Change the variety.
000009125

19.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

1

Bhagvanji may be relieved and sent here:
000029293

20.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

1

Rajendra Babu came to discuss.
000027556

20.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08568 PRITHVI SINGH, Sardar

6

I know Khadi has not gone deep. Being its exponent I feel it is my shortcoming. I am not upset by the present slaughter in the war it is the natural result of racing towards. Himsa Ahimsa is the only solution but that depends upon God.
000029294

21.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

I came yesterday. You seem to be better but everybody here is inquiring about you. I have given your pen to Mira who wanted it badly. Her room is very well decorated. I have asked allabux to consult Maulana.
000029046

21.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08701 PANCHOLI, Vijaya M.

1

My blessings.
000032780

21.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01686 ANASUYABEN

1

Miss Moure will hand over this letter to you. She stayed with us in the Ashram like a family member. She also is in search of truth. Make her stay comfortable and apprise her with all activities.
000009429

21.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01794 ANNAPURNABEN ?

1

Do write and come only after. recovering fully (2) No information about Ansuya.
000029295

22.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

JaiPrakash is full of the tales of your hospitality. I have never visited Ajanta or ellora.
000028086

22.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08624 SURU

1

Our blessings Ailments are inherent in body.
000029297

23.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

1

You may give your name.
000009801

23.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01814 JERAJANI, VITHALDAS K.

8

Why did you write to Jayigee in English ? Small Bhandars can afford only our worker. We should so regular working hours that they will leave time some spare time. I agree sale of khaddar regulres. Special ?? But we Should train worker.
000026171

24.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Miscellaneous instructions.
000029299

24.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Accept nomination to the education Board. News about Mohandev etc.
000029296

24.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

Just learn ailing Narendra Dev is released. Submissiveness is both a virtue and a vice depending upon circumstances etc.
000009126

24.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01779 PARIKH, Narahari D.

1

The blood fire sure is a warning. Don't ignore it. Go to some healthy place.
000009430

24.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01794 ANNAPURNABEN ?

2

Don't worry. Fiver will go and the Cause in known. I know you will never prove burdensome.
000029298

25.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Hancocks' appointment is cancelled. Raja Saheb's (?) death certainly be a deliverance. All well.
00030406A

26.09.1941

08812 SHAH, Munnalal 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

4

(1) Describes (Vithobas) farm affir & Balvant Singh's written appology towards villagers. (2) Shows displesure at Balvant Singh's way of working. And gives Kanchan's news.
000029807

27.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

2

Informs Two more rooms are being added to G's hut & other news (Prabhavati) No time today (M.K.G.)
000029300

28.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Join Women's Tagore Memorial Committee and Education Board. Hancock may see me on 11th.
000032115

28.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09016 KUMARAPPA, J. C.

1

Gandhiji advises Kumarappa to cease all correspondence with Shankaralal because of Shankaralal's illness.
000028393

29.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

1

A Khadi Bhandar may be opened at Kapurthala etc.
000028744

29.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10490 HINDU MAHA SABHA

2

It is wrong to use it on temple etc. The congress is a national organization i. e. open to all.
000023911

29.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01401 TAGORE, Rabindranath

3

I am glad Avanindra Babu is elected. I shall not rest till the amount of Rs. 5 lakhs which is a debt I owe to Gurudev and Andrews, is not collected.
000023760

29.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00778 GANDHI, Devdas

2

Looking to the progress in the court. I do not think you will sent to the prison.
000009431

29.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01794 ANNAPURNABEN ?

2

Good that you are getting Confident.
000029301

30.09.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

6

If I go you be in charge if you can. otherwise stay till I come. But nothing is certain. Your Pen is given to Mira only as a loan
000029302

01.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Hancock wants a wire for his paper. How can that be ?
000026688

01.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10439 GANDHI, Manilal & Sushila

2

Letter sent with mary is with sensors Our Difficulties are nothing when thousands are killed everyday.
000021672

01.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08032 TAYYEBULLA

1

Acknowldedges receipt of letters. Sends his regards.
000024103

02.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08305 CHANDIWALA, Brijkrishna

2

Informs that Gandhiji has put on the Dhoti, woven by him and inquires where the old one be sent sends Gandhiji's signed photograph. Gandhiji sends his greetings.
000027557

02.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08568 PRITHVI SINGH, Sardar

2

Ahimsa is inborn. Even Hitler does not kill himself I know its observance is very difficult and our effort like the drop in the ocean. But ocean is made up of drope.
000024781

02.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00713 BAJAJ, Jamnalal

1

I think Phiroz should go with you etc.
000031843

03.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

1

Mira to go to Gandhiji's place on sat. 04-10-1941 at 5 p.m. and then go to Madalasa alongwith Rajenbabu.
000029303

03.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Do not leave Simla if you are faring well there etc.
000029304

04.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Do not feed the pain and it will go by itself etc.
000033700

04.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09804 GANDHI, Narandas

3

Your programme went on very well. Dhiru was of great help to you. Kanaiya has gone to Calcutta for Photograpy work. Abha may come with him. Decision left to her father. (As an annexure to the letter is the constitution of a Khadi committee for Kathiawar under the presidentship of Narandas Gandhi. The Committee will work under Akhil Bharat Charka Sangh : Head quarters at Rajkot.)
000029305

05.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

You belong to Sevagram wherever you are: So do not worry if you cannot come.
000023805

05.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08256 ISMAIL, Mirza Muhammad (Sir)

6

Polak's attitude is regrettable Pakistan Problem is too real to be dismissed with cowtempl. I know no Indian who thinks that this was is India's war. Princes being creations of the British Government insistence for their consent to an agreement means. consent of the British Government This can never be achieved.
000028171

06.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08638 CHANDAN

1

Our blessings on your marriage.
000029306

06.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

So many additions to the hut. You will hardly reconize it.
000031055

06.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08917 CHAKRAIYA

6

(1) Regrets his illness tracting its cause in mental pressure: (2) Says Ba (G's Wife) has improved a lot & has more merits than demerits. Hence his (G's) partiality towards her should be tolerated. Defends krishnachandra & Shakriben & says we all are imperfect & try to improve Asks therefore not to see other's faults but his own like the three monkeys status.
000029307

07.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

There is a meeting of A. I. S. A. More are coming and the Ashram is getting smaller.
000023700

07.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09172 RAJAGOPALACHARI, C.

2

Hopes his brother is bearing his misfortuns bravely.
000009432

07.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01794 ANNAPURNABEN ?

2

Don't be impatient, Write good letters to Vedchhi.
000029308

09.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

There is something wrong with your diet. Thay is why the cough persists. I am here for the whole month.
000026977

10.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08527 MAHMUD, Syed (Dr.)

4

If a merchant refuse to sell to govt and sells to somebody else in his turn sells to Government does the merchant not help the Government War effort to made of sterner stuff.
000029808

10.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

2

General news & Inquiry.
000032164

10.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09027 RAGHUBIR SAHAI

1

Gandhiji says that waht R. Sahai writes in his letter only confirms what Gandhiji learms from correspondents.
000029309

11.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

Gives details about Ramsarandas and his family informs that Gandhiji may not go on tour and expresses anxiety at her illness.
000029310

12.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

No time Hancock came. Terrible heat here:
000029311

13.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

A small committee is appointed to consider the suggestion. Heat is less etc.
000024102

13.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08305 CHANDIWALA, Brijkrishna

2

Is pleased at the programme of spinning suggests introduction of weaving also (of hand spun Yarn) in Jails. Desires all to learn Hindi and Urdu.
000032742

13.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00853 BANKER, Shankerlal G.

1

Gandhiji asks Shankerlal to calm down immediately. He would talk to RangaSwami when he comes.
000029312

14.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

I have little faith in homeopathy and yet a homeopath a crank like myself is here and treating some patients.
000023701

14.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09172 RAJAGOPALACHARI, C.

2

Desires him to come. Gives news and his son-in-law re Devdas.
000026689

14.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10439 GANDHI, Manilal & Sushila

2

Personal news. Your new High Commissiooner is coming to see me.
000027491

15.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08560 DHUNICHAND, Lala

1

Thanks I am considering all that is return or said to me.
000029313

15.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Yes extension to the cottage will mean more crowding. This is no time for you to come here for the days are appressive.
000031056

16.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08917 CHAKRAIYA

2

Expresses unhappiness at his illness & asks to write G whatever he feels.
000025545

16.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01925 GHOSH, Prafulla C.

1

Sorry you are ill etc.
000019328

16.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 06693 ABHYANKAR

1

Apprising we are a croned. However come Gandhiji you can put up with it.
000029314

17.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Glad you are improving. I have told Satyamurti that I do not favour the change.
000029315

18.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Pass a day at Jullunder. Nights are getting cooler.
000033701

18.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09804 GANDHI, Narandas

2

I have no objection if Nanabhhai is appionted President instead of you. You would grace whaever post is offered to you. I have full trust in your wisdom. Kanaiya's letter being received. He may come here on Sunday after the next one.
000029316

19.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Aruna is sad on account of Asafail. He wants a change. News about Rajaji Devdas Mahadev etc.
000029317

20.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

3

You suddenly feel the heat here will suit you ! Mahadev and others have come.
000009433

20.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01794 ANNAPURNABEN ?

2

Now you seem to be getting better. Wish that throughout the next year you Continue healthy and render good service.
000029318

21.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

You cannot undermine your body because somebody else is much worse. The real course is to bring him up to your level. Ofcourse superfluties should be discarded.
000023138

22.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 07638 HARRISON, Agatha (Miss)

3

G. gives an alround picture of the political Situation says G leads the congress and they are wedded to non violnece that they have no sympathy with Nazism nor with imperialism, that the question of princes is of British creation that the congress cannot help the war effort; and that all must remain non violent under the strain G. feels God will give strength andshow the way.
000029319

23.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

1

No time Talks going on.
000029320

24.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

4

Appeals have come and are good but it seems some pilfering is done. Return J's letter sent to you. Nights are cold. The cottage is nearly completed.
000033702

24.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09804 GANDHI, Narandas

1

Your lettter. I have suggested that you should be appionted Vice-President. Kanaiya would be coming on Saturday.
000029809

25.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

1

Just remembrance.
000030406

25.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

1

Shows his readiness to deal the affairs if not yet settled.
000029810

26.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

1

Informs Heavy crowd around.
000027558

26.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08568 PRITHVI SINGH, Sardar

1

Kripalani will come on 1st. Does not matter if the member is only 42.
000028462

26.10.1941

08546 MASHRUWALA, Kishorelal G. 08648 MEHER TULSI

1

Gandhiji blesses you and wishes you happiness.
000029321

27.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

English rendering by you of K's book is not good for the thought does not run smooth. More when we meet.
000028394

28.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

I am going through your writing.
000028574

28.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10484 QURESHI AMINA & SULTANA

1

Glad to hear. Come both of you.
000029322

29.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Sorry for the mistake in not sending the book. I can manage Rs. 1500/-
000022474

29.10.1941

08140 SANT SINGH KOCHHAR 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

If you think blankets can be sold by A. I. S. A. for work pruposes why can non combarets not do war services ?
000021753

29.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08065 RAGHUVANSHA

1

Expresses diapleasure at his writing to various persons for help.
000029323

30.10.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

1

Williams and his wife are here:
000022664

30.10.1941

08167 HEATH, Carl 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Requests Gandhiji to strive for world peace which he alone can do by reaching the inner soul fo all peoples.
000030710

31.10.1941

04979 PRABHAVATI 08857 JASANI, TARABEN

1

Giving G's & Ba's health news says G is relieved by sending Kanubhai to live with you.
000025810

01.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08443 MAJMUDAR PARIXITLAL L.

1

Take necessary proceedings against the culprits.
000025798

01.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08443 MAJMUDAR PARIXITLAL L.

1

The culprits should be got arrested and may be got released if they make good the loss and promise good behaviour.
000028395

01.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Mathuri and Laxmi bhen came Yesterday Mathuri seng a very good Bhajan.
000029324

01.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

1

Perhaps this is the last letter. Do not rush.
000029325

02.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

So you will not come at present. Alright your translation is good only the thought is not definite.
000029047

03.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08701 PANCHOLI, Vijaya M.

2

We are crowded here:
000029326

03.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Good you will render help to those who accept your conditions. Raihana is here and giving Bhajans. But she may not be here when you come.
000029327

04.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

1

Be strong from day today.
000024782

04.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00713 BAJAJ, Jamnalal

1

You alone can decide this.
000029811

05.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

2

G Says Just blessings today & Prabhavati gives Ashram news.
000024783

05.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00713 BAJAJ, Jamnalal

1

I shall talk with Khurshid Behn etc.
000029328

06.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

So you are unwell again ! We shall know you have come only when we see you here:
000028396

08.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

In Pure friendship the partners do not die for soul is imperishable. Do get out if it is very cold there:
000027568

08.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08569 SHRI NATH SINDHA

1

It is immaterial if Rajendra Babu could not go to Poona. Our aim should be to push his ideals. It is distrubing that even a man like Kaka saheb is attacked.
000029924

08.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08792 NEHRU, Rameshwari

2

Disfavours addressee's entering assembly calling it a Jail which addressee don't need now.
000027559

08.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

1

Your statement at the opening caremony is very good.
000029329

09.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

The parcel weighed less. The station master was present but refused to issue the shortage certificate. A complaint is lodged.
000027658

10.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08593 VAIDYA

1

Your yarn is very good. Why not now instal a loom ?
000028397

10.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

1

Good Raja Saheb is gone. Goshi Bhen has come.
000029330

11.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Radhabai Subbarao is here going to-morrow. Do bring someone when you come.
000028398

11.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

1

Condolence and Congretulations.
000029812

12.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

1

Gives Ashram news.
000029813

13.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

2

Praises shawl sent by Beryl.
000033703

14.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09804 GANDHI, Narandas

1

Received your letter. I agree with your suggestion. How about Jamna ? Kanaiya will write to you.
000025605

15.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08417 PHADKE V. L.

1

As mother is removed you will not be visiting her frequently.
000030881

15.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08881 HIGGINBOTTOM, Sam

1

Requests to recommend two experts who can guide in the matter of dairying & cow protection One for Jamnalalji Bajaj & another for an agricultural & dairying Institution.Offers good salery.
000029814

16.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

1

Informs Her (addressees) two suggestions were accepted in constitution his (G's) instance.
000028172

16.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08638 CHANDAN

1

Our blessings on your marriage.
000031554

17.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08091 LILAVATI

1

advises to study regularly without worrying for results.
000031844

20.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

2

Gandhiji exhorts Mira to be guided by God the Truth and not the Untruth, though God is both (Truth and Untruth) and still beyond this duality.
000023014

24.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 05360 GURJALE, G. V.

1

Original of 20092
000022455

24.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08112 MULCHANDJI

1

blessings to the couple Happy to know that bath are khaddarites; that no purdah is to be observed etc.
000023013

24.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08209 BHIKSHU

2

Asks to come if necessary.
000009434

26.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01794 ANNAPURNABEN ?

2

No harm in going to Mathura and see temple from outside. We cannot go in as Harijans are not allowed to do so.
000024471

27.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08340 KRISHNACHANDRA

7

Gandhiji replies to various questions arising in Ashram management regarding serving of molasses, inability or weakness of some of Ashram members, distribution of work created by influx of guests, relations with the city etc.
000026172

27.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

7

Miscellaneous instructions. How can we expect guests to do manual work ?
000023763

30.11.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09051 GANDHI, Laxmi Devadas

2

Expresses pleasure that Devdas got imprisonment.
000026173

01.12.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Do not worry about Arya Naik's words
000026691

01.12.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08493 GANDHI, Sushila

8

Home and not school is the proper place. Such things happen everywhere: So do not worry. Explains functions of the various parts of the body to the child.
000021675

01.12.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08033 JHA, AMARNATH

8

Gandhiji writes he is glad at his selection as president of Hindi Sahitya Sammelan. but sorry that Rajendra Babu whom he favoured was not selected. However he now requests him to see that (1) The policy decided upon at Nagpur and reversed a little at Poona is reversed no more; but is carried furhter; (2) that Hindi-Urdu conflict is avoided (3) and that Wardha office should be atleast as free as Madras office preferably more: Gandhiji requests him also to meet him and if that is not possible Gandhiji will send some body to meet him to explain the position.
000032120

02.12.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09016 KUMARAPPA, J. C.

2

Gandhiji asks .C. Kumarappa to reach Sevegram by 4th Dec. to give Gandhiji 5 clear days before he could leave for Bardoli on 9th Dec.
000026692

02.12.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00660 GANDHI, Manilal

2

I feel your duty is to stay there: However do what you think to be proper.
000028149

06.12.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08632 MAHAVIR

2

Wait till March. I have spoken to Munshiji.
000023702

07.12.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09172 RAJAGOPALACHARI, C.

2

Informs that he has written to frakashan Desires him to come. Informs about his programme.
000022695

09.12.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 07335 VIYOGI HARI

2

Approves establishment of Goshala disapproves discontinuence of paper manufacture: Opines that he who accepts sikh religion cannot be considered to be a Harijan.
000031845

13.12.1941

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

1