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Correspondence: 1946

 

Serial no.

Date

From no.

From Person

To no.

To Person

Pages

Summary

000022811

01.01.1946

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

2

non-Harijan boys may stay with Harijan's boys but they should full cost. Conveys many items of personal news. Desires to make inquires about Dharma Dev.
000021707

01.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08047 MEHTA, Vaikunthlal L.

1

Advises to stand for election only if he has not to spend a pie and to beg for votes.
000030623

02.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08839 BHANDARI, CHARU CHANDRA

2

Asks him to keep the enclosed cheque as the amount is to be spent locally. Hopes money to be spent through a committee. But says In case you want me to keep the money, send the cheque back.
000009524

02.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09264 GANDHI, Lakshmidas

22

I am sorry our views and native differ. I am not after amassing or fortune and prefer to live in simplicity and to serve the people while it is my duty to maintain member of our family. I am not bound to provide These with all the luxuries they desire. Personally I am against life insurance etc. ?? etc.
000009523

02.01.1946

00449   00449  

1

 
000009139

02.01.1946

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

2

Secretary has not place in non-violence. As I Understand Jawaharlal also means that.
000009522

02.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01804 PATEL, Shivabhai G.

2

A Village worker should earn his livelihood either through some local industry or the village should maintain him. The nai talim school Should in seven years be able to derive in come enough to meet the staff salary, home rent and other sundry expenditure of the school out of the industrial concerns. Themselves. The institution should be self sufficient in the sense that it will be supported by the people. for whom it is run. Any work, not meeting those condition should be Considered worthless and wound up. We must make efforts to reach the stage.
000027761

03.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10474 MADALSA

1

Do get well soon.
000030534

03.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

2

(1) Inquires about availability of Khadi over there (2) advises to admitt only those patients who can mix with poor & obey the rules. No seperate rooms for riches. (3) Informs of Transfering money after reaching Calcutta.
00029854a

03.01.1946

10511 SARNAT 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Encloses Khadi & requests to accept it.
000030748

04.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08869 SASTRI, V. S. Srinivasa

2

Conveying concern over his serious health & his loosing desire to live more advises for a optimistic approach having full faith in God.
000027702

05.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08595 PARIKH, Vanmala N.

1

Giving his programme hopes she and Johra will write.
000030535

05.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

1

advises to manage from the amount (10000/-) sent to Dinshawji Yesterday till G. comes back. Gives Kanchan's health news.
000031920

05.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09003 DESAI, Jivanji D.

1

On receiving a final printed copy of his booklet constructive Programme, Gandhiji wants to know why there was delay in the publication of the same. He also wants to know on certain other points= the preface beaning no signature, price of the bocklet shown on the last page the number of copies received for sale was very much small. He also wanted to know waht happened to Hindi Gujarati and Urdu editors.
000032809

06.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01686 ANASUYABEN

1

Mridula says that you are growing old and mostly remain in bed. I had wished to live for 125 years but that is far away from me and you. I had wished to live for 125 years not for my sake but for the sake of others.
000030550

08.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

1

Informs her serious health & asks him to come if feels necessary.
000030536

08.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

3

(1) InformSingh Kanchans serious health & about her treatment by Dr. Bidhan & Shushila advises to come if he feels necessary. (2) Suggests alternative management in care he leaves.
000029854

09.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10511 SARNAT

1

Finds none including women really weak according to him.
000030543

09.01.1946

09444 NAYYAR, Sushila (Dr.) 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

1

Kanchanben improving with penicillin. No anxiety Sushila (wire)
000025526

10.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08410 TAYEBULLA

2

Sorry to learn about your loss. Death is unevitable. Actually there is no loss for there is rebirth.
000031868

10.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

2

Gandhiji's appreciation of Mira's drawings of the Himalayan scenes. Gandhiji's nice experiences at saraniva (Assam).
000030544

10.01.1946

09444 NAYYAR, Sushila (Dr.) 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

1

Kanchan steadily improving (wire)
000032934

10.01.1946

09047 GANDHI, Kashi Chhaganlal 09202 GANDHI, Prabhudas & Amba

3

The writer of the letter writes to Prabhudas and Amba on the birth of a new girl-baby. She says it is a social evil that we distinguish between boys and girls in our society. In nature, both boys and girls are equal. It was said that the newborn baby resembles the face of Kasturba. Good wishes to the baby. The baby be named as "Mahalaxmi". She has returned the money to "uncle" when she had gone to Rajkot. Prabhudas is asked to acknowlegde the letter sent on his birthday.
000031217

10.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08961 PUSHPABEN

2

(1) advises to meet Vinoba regularly to write politely to her father to do alloted work love fully (2) Says Truth is God & hence devotion to truth itself is search for true path. Asks to contemplate the Devotion Cult in same lines.
000022116

10.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

Says their rail journey was very tiresome and inquires about her health. G. is happy, as she carries out his instructions.
000030682

10.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08005 MEHTA, Champa R. (Mrs.)

2

You seem to be well succeeded. & some health inquuiry.
000030541

11.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

3

(1) Appreciates his not coming & gives Kanchan's improving health news & hopes this illness to be a turning point in her life. (2) Opines Manibhai to be an extraordinary man as experienced by others. Should get his full help. (4) Says had suggested writting accounts in English only for Jahangirs convenience.
000031933

14.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09003 DESAI, Jivanji D.

1

Gandhiji sent to Jivanji an article (containong sayings of Prophet Mohammad) by Valji (G. DEsai) which was found lgiug between the pages of a book. Gandhiji wants to know if there was an incrase in the number of subscribers ans also about the complaint of Prof. Edmond Private regarding non-receipt of copies of Harijan.
000030546

14.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

2

advises not to take new patients till he comes. Says we want to run the clinic with blessing of poor. Gives other instructions & news.
000023859

14.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01342 NATESAN

2

Semilier to 23858
000023858

14.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01342 NATESAN

1

My programme is not yet fixed, but I will definetely see. I am not wellread like him and so cannot say anything about books.
000029950

14.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

2

Refering Chittagong incident says with real Satyagraha up in people, such incidents can't happen.
000026310

15.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

The jokes may or may not be pure: Pitfalls are there: It is our own behaviour tha can affect people around us.
000023734

16.01.1946

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

2

Informs about his programme and hopes he will have a comfortable journey.
000033201

16.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09785 MOHAMMAD BAIG

5

In reply to the note, Gandhiji writes about all the five points raised in the note by Mohammad Baig. Gandhiji explains the duty of the Muslims as well as the Hindus who belonged to the Indian National Congress.
000031921

16.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09003 DESAI, Jivanji D.

5

In reply to JIvanji's three Letters dated 13/12/1945 ,7.1.46 and 11.1.46 Gandhiji says that (1) There is nothing wrong in permitting a new Tamil translatim of the Autobiography. Prut at the moment Gandhiji accept Jivanji's decision as final and correst. Gandhiji has not given permission for Finish translation as the person approaching for resuming publication of Harijan, Gandhiji says that mere litting of ban by the Givernment is not enough. Jivanji was asked to discuss the matter with Mavlankar and Sardar Patel if avaible. (3) Gandhiji received the new edition of Constructive Programme. Jivanji was asked not to send more copies now he was asked to take out editions of if in edition of Bhajanvali till he got all material from Kann. (5) Rashtrabhasha dictioanry is under preparstion. (6) Also preface to Mahadev's book on Gita is getting ready. (7) Reprintinh Nation's voice nay be taken out. when still a never edition wonded be taken out. (8) Gandhiji's tour programme. Readhing Madras on 21st spebding 15 days there: On 8th (Feb) to Sevagram a day in Bombay before leaving for Poona on 21st (Feb).
000030539

19.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

2

Jakingly says that his long telegram on Kanchan was like of a crazy VEVALA man. Informs that Kanchan has got best possible treatment etc. Gives his own news & instruction re: Maniben etc.
000029951

19.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

1

Praising Hoogly Dam construction work calls it a constructive work & says Volunteers must have such inventive ability.
000031922

21.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09003 DESAI, Jivanji D.

2

(1) Gandhiji sends forword to Maganbhai Desai's Hindustani dictionary. His suggestion regarding adding a page on Urdu Script. (2) Gandhiji also sends a preface to Mahadevbhai's book on Gita (Gita According to Gandhi) Gandhiji regrets the delay in dispatch of letter and the enelsoners.
000024989

22.01.1946

00000 "BLANK" 05322 VENKATAPPAYYA, Konda

7

To certain question Gandhiji replies that, it is god's law that prayer like every other act has its result; that we pray though we do not know whom we pray and yet we search for him because he is knowable regarding we ave faith in Him.
000032145

24.01.1946

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

1

Refering to the work that Gandhiji was doing in he says that it was the most difficult task he has ever faced. Moving from village to village he explined to the villagers about sanitation spinning wheel, weaving and handicrafts. People listen and nod but they do not go beyond that. Wnquires about the wherabouts of Bharatan Kumarappa.
000030532

24.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08812 SHAH, Munnalal

2

advises to do whatever he can for Health Centre: Gives Kanchan's health news & asks not to worry about her treatment.
000027577

27.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08575 SUSHILA

1

Do not worry. Pray to God.
000032546

28.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

2

Gandhiji says that it si a coincidence that Anasuyabehn's letter was received by him on the day of his vow of silence. Only on that day he wrote letters of dictated them. 'Both of you should come to Dardoli if only you are physically fit'.
000022920

28.01.1946

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

In a message G. hopes that Kamala Nehru Basic School will honour the name of the deceased.
000023057

31.01.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 07568 ALEXANDER, Horace G.

1

Welcomes his arrival.
000031218

04.02.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08961 PUSHPABEN

1

Asks her to write.
000026311

09.02.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

The manager may not have spare time to teach. He may do it by way of diversion. To work to the finish is not desirable.
000026342

12.02.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

Service by others may be accepted (even if we do not need it) just to satisfy them but giving it is not a matter of right. I do not disapprove English language. Other instructions regarding ashram inmates & management]
000031923

14.02.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09003 DESAI, Jivanji D.

2

The changes in the Devnagani Script which Kakasaheb had suggests had been accepted by the Mandal. Prot Gandhiji says that Jivanji could not implement them as long as he does not have the news types Either we should get the new types or stop Devnagani printing work hill then.
000025797

14.02.1946

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

1

A suggestion that an appeal for funds repairs be made in the Harijan Bandhu is not favoured by Gandhiji and he desires the rich to provide the funds.
000031148

19.02.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

3

Giving his own example advises public workers that the money received for public purposes should never be used for personal needs betraying the faith imposed on them, which may bring ruinos cansequences. Informs that over Rs. Two Lacs were receives by him (G) during his recent tour from Calcutta to Madura.
00031148A

19.02.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

3

Giving his own example advises public workers that the money received for public purposes should never be used for personal needs betraying the faith imposed on them, which may bring ruionus cansequences. Informs that over Rs. Two lacs were received by him (G) during his recent tour from Calcutta to Madura.
000030742

20.02.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

1

(1) Denies his (G's) concent for dividing India. (2) Clearifies that he has not & will not ask Agakhan for his palace.
000030741

21.02.1946

08381 KAUR, AMRIT 03252 FRIENDS

1

(1) Encloses Hindi translation of Bapu's letter on addressee. (2) shows surprise at the unending energy in Bapu & feels it a previledge to be near him.
000031869

22.02.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

1

Gandhiji invities Mira to come to Delhi when he goes there:
000031870

23.02.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

1

Gandhi wants Mira to go to Poona (instead of Delhi) after 20th March.
000021724

23.02.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08055 SRIRAMULU, Potti

1

Conveys blessings.
000026312

26.02.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

Miscellaneous instructions.
000029835

27.02.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

2

G Gives special power re construction etc for making a memorial upon his Porbundar house.
000028618

01.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08680 DUTTA, MAHESH

2

The honest course is to reduce ourselves to the lowest. There is none who does not commit mistakes except God.
000023735

01.03.1946

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

1

Approves of his activities and invites him to come.
000026738

04.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08495 GANDHI, Sita

2

Come to the station and hope to see me if I am not asleep.
000026313

04.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

Ashram cannot provide all conveniences.
000026739

05.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08495 GANDHI, Sita

1

I am sure you will succeed in the examination.
000023736

05.03.1946

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

3

'G' chides 'C. R.' by saying that English has became his mother tongue. Informs that he dislikes writing in anything but Hindustani. Advises to work without caring for the result. Justifies his statement as he was challenged.
000026740

06.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00660 GANDHI, Manilal

1

I am here only for two days and am very busy.
000026314

07.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

(1) No body can go on fast without my permission or in my absence of the manager in consultation with elders (2) Why not do without the help of bullocks like many who do not have them.
000031518

07.03.1946

08993 ANANTRAI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Gives idea of the structure of proposed trust re: its management, finance etc. and seek's G's approval & suggestions.
000026741

08.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00660 GANDHI, Manilal

2

I think you should join the deputation unless you are opposed to the memorandum to be submitted to the Viceroy. You will have my views in writing.
000022117

09.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

Surprised at her complaint about the Ashram management. If desired, Gandhiji will ask Chimanlal to report.
000022118

10.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

Your letter was destroyed after reading at kanu's centre there will be enough work for you. Do not think that Charka work is of less importance.
000023737

11.03.1946

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

2

G. does not agree that the mistake viz. English language being used intitially should be continued. Desires him to get well and come. Refers to the 'Tamasha' in political life.
000012154

12.03.1946

02837 CHOKSI, NAJUKLAL 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

8

Copy of his letter in which, the writer given picture of prevailing food-distress in India and makes certain Suggestions to ameliorate the situation.
000031517

13.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08993 ANANTRAI

1

(1) Asks to consult Kumarappa re: no. of trustees & yearly aid figures. (2) Calls it sad if G. U. Sangh couldn't run the trust.
000031515

13.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09020 NALIN

2

Disapproves the (plan ?) suggests consulting Sardar & says re: Gujarat he (G) only interferes in affairs willingly undertaken by Sardar.
000031516

13.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08200 ZAVERBHAI

1

Expresses doubt the (plan ?). Suggests consulting Sardar who knnows more about Gujarat.
000031924

15.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09003 DESAI, Jivanji D.

2

Pyarelal must have replied to have letter. This is in reference to Lilavatiben drawing my attention to a Gujarati translation of an article which appared in Harijanbandhm. Gujarati says that the translation should not to be a literal one. The translation should be an independent writing in that language keeping in view the main stream of thought in the English article.
000021728

15.03.1946

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Press cutting giving details regarding (1) Sjt Ramulu's fast to get Venugopal Swami temple at Malapet opened to the Harijans (2) Gandhiji's approval to the fast (3) Gandhiji's suggestions to the press to study facts and to expose the orthodox trustees of the temple (4) efforts by one of the enlightened trustees to settle the matter.
000023819

15.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 05267 ASAF ALI, Aruna (Mrs.)

2

Rebukes her for writing in English. Does not propose to publish her letter in the "Harijan" as Gandhiji feels its publicity will not serve any useful purpose.
000023738

17.03.1946

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

2

G. dubs in Tamil, Inquiries about C. R.'s health and asks him not to be pessimistic.
000021723

17.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08055 SRIRAMULU, Potti

2

Fast may be undertaken to quicken lazy conscience but if satisfactory solution is possible it may be postponed but may not be abandoned.
000026251

18.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

A manager lays down the rules but exceptions can be there:
000032463

18.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09050 KASHIBEHN

1

Gandhiji enquires about the health of both. Chhaganlal and Kashibehn. - Ref. to hot weather. - Hot weather at Poona also but nights are cool.
000012155

18.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 02837 CHOKSI, NAJUKLAL

1

Your suggestions will be printed in Harijan Baudhar. Rheumatism can be and by seme fasts, Steam bath tub bath and massage.
000023589

18.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08233 BALVANTSINH

1

Advises him to win over Gajraj.
000023951

20.03.1946

01736 SHUKLA, Chandrashankar P. 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Requests for permissions to publish some letters by G.
000022119

20.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

Desires her to get well, Suggests Maganbhai should take "Gharshan Snan"
00023951A

21.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01736 SHUKLA, Chandrashankar P.

1

G. grants the permissions on condition that it does not restrict the right to publish the same by G. or his nominee.
000029732

22.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

1

Feels glad at her success(in?) & asks to meet at Uruli village.
000022232

25.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

Requests regrets she cannot understand him Asks her to go to her mother if she wants to leave Sevagram. Forbids her to go to Delhi.
000026742

27.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08499 RANCHHODBHAI

4

Sorry you have lost your eye sight. Real Ahimsa is based on love and is not confined to only those who love one another for it is the highest duty PARAM DHARM Menifestations of Himsa like untruth are ample but that does not justify them.
000023739

27.03.1946

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

2

Dubs in Tamil. Asks for further news about the Temple entry case. Advises him to take to nature care treatment to imrpove his health.
000030976

28.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10535 PRABHAKAR

2

Asks to write decidedly whether he considers Kamle innocent or not. Asks to clearify what he means by calling himself a sinner. Blesses Bar bara.
000021725

28.03.1946

08057 AMRIT KAUR, (Rajkumari) 08055 SRIRAMULU, Potti

1

Gandhiji is not in favour of signing the paper sent by you as he thinks that good work itsself conveys the blessings.
000026315

30.03.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

If they pay the fine willingly accept it but do not penalise them.
000009140

03.04.1946

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

2

I have prepared one article out of chinubahi's question and your answer. I do not approve of its being printed in Khadi Jagat as it small of dependence on ?? of others ever when we hold definite views.
000022982

06.04.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 07359 MEHTA, Vaikunthlal L.

1

You may accept ministership with idea to serve and to accept only if necessary.
000026316

08.04.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

Miscellaneous instructions.
000031060

08.04.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08917 CHAKRAIYA

1

Acknowledging his letters advises to learn the art of keeping good health.
000023590

08.04.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08233 BALVANTSINH

2

Disapproves of the idea that Krishna Chandra should make good the loss. Conveys news aboyt Hushiari and Gajraj. Opines that all the land need not be built upon. Some should be left for agriculture:
000022120

08.04.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

Narrates Gandhiji's residence and activities Asks her why she does not attend to the sick.
000031934

09.04.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09003 DESAI, Jivanji D.

1

Shicabhai amin wanted to publish some writings on Gandhiji in Swahite language in Eaof Africa. Jivanji was asked to expedite matter regarding permission for translation etc.
000026317

10.04.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

Do not feel agrieved by what others say.
000031925

10.04.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09003 DESAI, Jivanji D.

2

REference to the paper stips prepared from the blocks of the Urdu Edition of Harijan Sevak which Gandhiji saw and exprersed approval. (2) Gandhiji says that we should bring out in a book form the writings of Ashadevi either on our own or though some other agenen. Jivanji was asked to inquire and report.
000022121

11.04.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

Advises to improve her health and do only as much work as is possible.
000030977

17.04.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10535 PRABHAKAR

2

Asks to arouse Viramma. advises re: employaing Music teacher. fasting observing silence except essential work etc.
000022123

17.04.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

Desires her to improve her health.
000026743

19.04.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 07585 MEDH, Surendrarai Bapubhai

2

Sorry I am detained but India's future is being forged hence the delay. Please carry on for some more time.
000022124

19.04.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

Advises her to go where she likes Informs that Badshah khan is here (In New Delhi).
000029769

20.04.1946

00000 "BLANK" 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Expresses full confidence in Ambedkar calls G arch enemy of the Scheduled Caste. G's Note Assures someone (re)
000026318

22.04.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Miscellaneous matters.
000029783

22.04.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

1

Disliking addresses going to hair cutter offers to cut her hair as he (G) did once before:
000029786

22.04.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

1

Re offer of finance ministry to matthai says. It is wrong always to think of ministership & seek to satisfy all intrests.
000009141

23.04.1946

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

2

I have lost interest in blessing Couples marrying in the same caste (?) I disaued with somebody about the shanti-dal (Peace Corps) I Shall disarm it later. My atsena from Ahmedabad doe ataik some dittioultie but god Cuows when I shall meside thes.
000026319

24.04.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Miscellaneous matters.
000031219

24.04.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08961 PUSHPABEN

2

(1) advises to train others before leaving her kitchen assignment & learn what consitutite pure SATWIK diet & how it can be popularised. (2) advises to take up village hospital work gradually & realise God in Serving.
000022125

24.04.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

I shall return Jiten Babu's letter after showing it to Prafulla Babu.
000030904

28.04.1946

08381 KAUR, AMRIT 08887 AHMED SAHIB, K. Syed

1

Acknowleding his letter expresses inability to export cloth to Ceylone & suggests to arrange spinning & weaving in Ceylone itself.
000021718

29.04.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08055 SRIRAMULU, Potti

1

Do not seek publicity of service.
000030567

03.05.1946

08812 SHAH, Munnalal 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

3

Munnalal gives his explanation re: his dispute with Dinanath re: serving food to KhanSaheb.
000022126

03.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

Offers condolence at Rashid's death. Expresses inability to offer her any advice regarding her movements.
000022233

04.05.1946

08096 RASHID (Begam) 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Please inform A. S. if with you, about the death of my husband.
000030686

05.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08850 PRAMOD

2

You all be well, learn enough & spend your lives in serving nation. Then inquired Ratilal's whereabouts.
000031220

05.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08961 PUSHPABEN

2

(1) Feels happy at her attending Muktas marriage & pleasing her family people. (2) advises to get absorbed in Service SEVA to realise God asks to remember well that God is formells.
000009191

06.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01786 PARIKH, Mohan & GANDHI, ANSUYA

2

May both of you have a life of service, long and bright.
000026744

09.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08495 GANDHI, Sita

2

Makes personal inquiries about herself and others.
000026714

09.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00660 GANDHI, Manilal

2

We should bear separation when it is inevitable. Your place is in south Africa. I do not know when I shall leave from here:
000022127

09.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

I can only suggest your work and programme. The decision should be taken by you. Do go to your brother. I and Khan Saheb feel you need not go to N. W. F. R. However Akbar may go there after he is cured of Sanstroke.
000024999

10.05.1946

05550 ABDUL GHAFFAR KHAN, Khan 08383 AKBAR

1

I do not wish to unduly press you to go to Sakkar against your wishes. I can only say that your presence will be very benefitcial to the people there:
000022138

10.05.1946

05487 ABDUL GHAFFAR KHAN 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

Received your letters. I am sorry to learn about Rashid Khan's death. He was a very good man. My condolinces God's will be done. We all have to go to that way some day. May his soul rest in peace. God above can heal our ailments. I am sure Mahatmaji will allow you to go to the frontier for service. Let no one press any body.
000026320

11.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

As we are not ascetics we cannot do without co workers. You should have been careful about the key. Fast is no cure for carelessness.
000025000

11.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08383 AKBAR

2

You cannot leave the work in hand unless proper arrangements are made for it and if you have to go to N. W. F. province you must make propor preparations.
000022128

11.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

Conveys news and instructions about Akbar etc.
000026715

12.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08493 GANDHI, Sushila

2

They should not be married unless they themselves feel the urge to marry. Parents should talk this out with them as friends.
000029774

12.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

2

Asks to join G at Delhi.
000029546

12.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 07544 BABULAL

1

Asks to see Harijan for his (addressee's) questions.
000031871

13.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

2

Gandhiji wishes well for Mira's work. Gandhiji suggests to experiment with roasted mango seed which he takes as food.
000022129

13.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

Conveys news and instructions about Akbar etc.
000009142

14.05.1946

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

2

My blessings to Mohan, Ansuya and sushi and her husband. send money for Vanmala's treatment directly to Donshaw and write a letter of thanks.
000027113

14.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 07706 MARWADI, Shyamji Nanji

1

Ler the pain be real servents.
000029733

15.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

2

Says I am having a holiday practically.
000029734

16.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

2

Informs Due to taking enima at night bowels involuntarily evecuated remaining water spoling his (G's) clothes & sleep.
000022122

16.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

Inquires if Indore Government will help. Conveys personal news.
000029735

17.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

2

Encloses a cutting from statement & gives Sudher's health news.
000026746

19.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00660 GANDHI, Manilal

2

Sorabjee has seen me. Accoriding to him he does not wish ill of you and feels that atleast one Muslim should be in the trust Board etc.
000022130

19.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

Advises to try to make brother's wife happy especially when the brother is no more:
000022362

19.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

Advises to bear the loss.
000022361

19.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08110 HOSA, Beti

1

Advises on death of Rashid, to devote herself to service.
000029736

20.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

2

advises to give ample time to her brother other news.
000022131

20.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

As desired by you, your letter has been destroyed after perusal. But I cannot understand such desire: What was there to hide ? Good you are going with your Bhabhi.
000026321

22.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Miscellaneous matters.
000026322

23.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

Miscellaneous matters.
000024816

24.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08363 BAJAJ, Kamalnayan

1

Glad to know mother is improving.
000031259

25.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08977 BODHAN PRASAD SRIVASTAV

1

Acknowledges his letter & a towel received through Mathurababu.
000022132

25.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

Conveys news and advises to accompany her Bahbhi and do what she can.
000023591

25.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08233 BALVANTSINH

4

Disapproves of his sending mangoes from sevagram as the fruit in available everywhere and as it could be better utilized there: Desires not to do so in future: News about Hushiari and Gajraj.
000026323

27.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

2

I do not think she was innocent. Doing away with separate rooms is necessary but all do not think so, Passions cannot be curbed by physical rules we should touch the heart.
000031926

27.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09003 DESAI, Jivanji D.

2

Gandhiji inquires about the Urdu edition about arrangement for Hindustani translation ans also Gujarati translation. Would If suffice if he sends only watter in English ? Gandhiji asks Jivanji to superise the office work mire carefully for he had received some complaints of copies not having been received some regular subscribers. Gandhiji to go to Mussoni next day stay 15 days.
000029784

27.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

2

Disliking Sikh's coqueting with different parties assures congress will assimilate those who have stuck to it.
000029932

28.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08792 NEHRU, Rameshwari

3

(1) Explaining the terms suggests to take Gandhi Nadhi loan for her social work building requirement. (2) Quoting kare Hardy says Ture volunteer do not go to assembly Feek educating voters is best. (3) Suggests how scavangers or city dwellers should strike against municipality for scavanger's benifit.
000032142

28.05.1946

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

2

Reference to jhaverbhai's accepting a Government Post on a fat salary Gandhiji disapproves of it and says that advice and servoce should be rendered gratis.
000026747

30.05.1946

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

2

Do what you think to be proper about the trust deed. I do not like that your departure is being postponed.
000022133

30.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

4

Depend only on God and not involve me in anything, for depending upon anybody for ever is a form of foolish devotion. Obey Ashram rules when staying there: Write to me only if and when necessary.
000026324

31.05.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Miscellaneous matters.
000029357

01.06.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

1

Do not worry etc.
000025369

01.06.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08397 KOTWAL

2

I do not write what happens in the Ashram. Anna it seems has now gone out of our hands. You better keep aloof of temptations.
000022134

02.06.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

Informs about his programme.
000023592

04.06.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08233 BALVANTSINH

2

Informs that Gandhiji could not talk much with Hushiari and that she proposes to go to the Ashram. Hopes she will stay there, stick to it and make it possible for Gajraj to improve.
000024492

05.06.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08342 ANANTRAM

2

Exessive rains do ruin the crops and yet it is the rains upon which the whole world has to depend. Am pleased to note that you are minding both things. In matters of Physical labour nobody can excel Balvantsinh. Prayer is the only way attaining mental tranquility.
000031072

05.06.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10542 BAJAJ, Radhakrishna

2

Informs Datar Singh's article on all purpose cow is been sent to press after correction. (2) Asks to see his (G's) letter on Rishabhdas etc.
000023593

06.06.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08233 BALVANTSINH

2

Yes we cannot minimise the seriousness of the situation. I am doing what I can.
000024341

07.06.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08336 MADHAVDAS

2

Advises to be self reliant and not depend upon Gandhiji.
000026325

07.06.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

6

Things may be supplied if necessary but all cannot have the necessasity. Ashram should be like a hotel where things necessary can be available but cannot be supplied to safisfy tastes.
000029933

07.06.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08792 NEHRU, Rameshwari

2

Calling Gandhism a meaningless word says No ism can come after me as I am not a scripture giver. If it comes it wont survive.
000026748

07.06.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00660 GANDHI, Manilal

1

We shall discuss when we meet.
000022135

10.06.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

Yes, I also am a human being and so cannot understand the feelings of others- not even my own. God alone knows these.
000029787

17.06.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

6

Parises (pathick Lawrence ?) for trusting against himself & looking at bright side wherever it was
000024825

18.06.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10424 BAJAJ, Ramakrishna

1

So you are going to the West. What will you take from here and bring from there ?
000022559

19.06.1946

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

2

I agree with Jagdishan that Sterilization in dreadful.
000026749

25.06.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00660 GANDHI, Manilal

2

Glad you are going soon. Do not worry about children.
000026998

26.06.1946

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

2

I know you are being vilified by the Muslim press. I think you should issue a press statement stating that all are working in team sprit both in Government as well as outside.
000033739

26.06.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09804 GANDHI, Narandas

2

I shall try to write in "Harijan" about the two points that you have mentioned. Please send the information about the number of persons who are self-dependent Khadi wearers. One of the sentences from your statement, I have removed ; you can rewrite it saying : "If God's Grace is there, the work will succeed."
000029934

26.06.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08792 NEHRU, Rameshwari

2

(1) Refuting pakistan's method says they talk of taking everything with force the way Pakistan is taken (2) Confused as to him (G's) present duty says I am depencting on Ramanam for path.
000022822

01.07.1946

08173 UMA DEVI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

Please speak or write some words of encouragement to relieve them of their sorrow.
000030683

02.07.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08005 MEHTA, Champa R. (Mrs.)

2

(1) Says I can't write Personal letter to all. If your mental weaknesses don't come out you will become hypocrite. (2) Ashram is not for luxary. (3) Says- You are the cause of your illness. Suggests to eat milk. boiled vegetables fruits, curd etc.
000026326

04.07.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Miscellaneous.
000022394

11.07.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 07626 RAJBHOJ, P. N.

2

Disapproves of translation of English into Marathi and suggests that the original should be in Marathi which may be translated into English. Gives an appointment.
000026750

12.07.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00660 GANDHI, Manilal

2

I have advised Sushila to await your instructions.
000024117

15.07.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08305 CHANDIWALA, Brijkrishna

1

My doubts are not a slat on you but are ment to put you on your guard. I am sure your Ahimsa is not of the weak. Do try to control your mind and imrpove your health.
000027125

16.07.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10456 KATAGADE PUNDALIK

1

Progress is good. Carry on.
000009143

17.07.1946

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

2

The massage is a matter of shame for us. Your disease requires serious attention. Why not get your teeth removed? It is real naturopathy.
000022825

22.07.1946

10368 G.E.B. DELHI 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

1

The present repartriation scheme covers only those poles who were sent by His Majestry's Government and not those who came of their own accord.
000022831

23.07.1946

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Gandhi says he desires freedom for all including the poles. 'G' is appraised of the Satyagraha situation in Goa.
000022136

23.07.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

Says only he observes "RAMZAM ROJA" correctly who controls his anger and acts thoughtfully. Mere fasting is useless.
000030697

25.07.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 05427 GIRI RAJ

1

Your suggestion is quite right. I will write something about it in Harijan Sevak.
000026751

26.07.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08495 GANDHI, Sita

2

Your handwriting have deteriorated. Improve them and always read what you have written. Do learn mother language, all the process of spinning and maintain health.
000009144

26.07.1946

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

2

So at present you are there for dental treatment and rheumatism. hope extraction of all the teeth will remove all troubles.
000029984

27.07.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08809 UMA

1

Acknowledging History of the Poles arrures He (G) is up after her work (re?)
000022826

27.07.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08173 UMA DEVI

1

Remain cool and patient. I have already moved in the matter.
000029056

28.07.1946

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

2

There is no undue pressure in asking one to leave a bad thing and do a good thing. You leave mill cloth and do not insist on Khadi then should he remain unclothed ?
000033740

28.07.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09804 GANDHI, Narandas

1

Enclosed is a letter from Kumi. Please see if you can give her work at the Rashtriya Shala. She is industrious and intelligent. Enclosed is a letter for her. You can decide after talking to her.
000026327

01.08.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08470 AGRAVAL, KRISHNACHANDRA

1

Miscellaneous.
000022823

01.08.1946

08057 AMRIT KAUR, (Rajkumari) 08173 UMA DEVI

2

Informs her about Viceroy's reply which is fairly satisfactory.
000031927

03.08.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09003 DESAI, Jivanji D.

2

(1) Gandhiji's suggestions regarding the speeding up of the Hindustani Dictionany. (2) Pyarelal adds by way of post script and says that proper use may be made of the Hindustani and Gujarati matter sent alongwith this. Kakodkr's notes and DevPrakash article may also be taken up.
000027991

04.08.1946

08381 KAUR, AMRIT 08608 BARR, F. Mary (Miss)

1

Personal news.
000026753

07.08.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00660 GANDHI, Manilal

1

I feel Sushila should stay here but should be there:
000022418

10.08.1946

08057 AMRIT KAUR, (Rajkumari) 08070 GOSWAMI, Advait Kumar

2

Conveys inability to send a message on return of Raja Mahendra Pratap. Gandhiji does not favour sending any batch to South Africa.
000032144

11.08.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09022 MASHRUWALA, Kishorelal

2

Gandhiji wants Mashruwala to read this letter to all. Gandhiji says he was on semi-fast and now he would switch no to complete fast. He did not want anybosy else to undertake fast in his sympathy and exhorts all Ashramites to do their respective work. Refers to Bhansali Ashadevi Aryanayankam Shanta Krishnadas Gandhiji Kumarappa,Vinoba and Kaka Enquiry regarding Krishnachandra's health. Asks Chimanlal not to feel the burden of his responsibilities and BalwantSingh to covercome anger.
000032162

13.08.1946

09025 AMRIT VORA 09026 SHARMA, Ram Chandra

2

Ramchandra Sharma's letter to Gandhiji is received. Gandhiji feels it would be letter if you finish your education first and then meet him. It is good that you are learning the national language.
000026754

18.08.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08495 GANDHI, Sita

2

Personal news.
000027703

18.08.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08595 PARIKH, Vanmala N.

2

I expected to meet you and so did not write to you. I do not like Naraharibhai falling ill.
000031872

19.08.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

2

Gandhiji asks Mira to send her opinion about the arrangement of latrines for the Ashram and the village.
000022824

24.08.1946

08057 AMRIT KAUR, (Rajkumari) 08173 UMA DEVI

1

As you are not satisfied with the reply I advise you to write to the central Government which is now our own Government
000021644

25.08.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 07325 ALAM (Dr.)

1

Hopes, they ar O. K.
000026755

28.08.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00660 GANDHI, Manilal

2

It seems you may have to court jail. Sushila should be there but it is a problem how to spare here:
000022139

28.08.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

Advises her to stick to her determination and to have a sound body.
000026721

31.08.1946

08493 GANDHI, Sushila 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

How do you approve her marriage to a twice widower ? Gandhiji replies - I did not know it but now that I have given my consent I do not wish to break out.
000026756

01.09.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00660 GANDHI, Manilal

2

It will be a tragedy if some Indians think of restoring to violence and make common cause with the natives in opposing removal of Ghettoes.
000022976

02.09.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08200 ZAVERBHAI

2

Advises not to charge Government for food etc. Though other expenses may be chained.
000022140

02.09.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

Advises to regain health.
000031222

03.09.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08962 BHANASATI ?

2

Asks to guide Pushpa in choosing appopriate work for her. Wishes her to become a true worker. Opines her to be an innocent girl.
000031221

03.09.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08961 PUSHPABEN

2

advises to choose either Basic Education or Village nursing work after consulting Sushila. Wishes her to become an equanimus & lifelong worker.
000033741

04.09.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09804 GANDHI, Narandas

2

You have completed sixty. You should live for 125 years and continue to serve till then. Ask Gokibehn not to worry about me. Reference to Kamlabai. Enquiry about Jamna. Enclosed are letter for Kanu, Abha, Sushila, Pyrelal, Rajkumari. Reference to Prabhudas from Bardoli, to Parashuram, Vijaya and others.
000030699

06.09.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 05427 GIRI RAJ

2

(1) Approving his views says shall write about it in Harijan Bandhu. (2) Assuring its publication says its pity that those who know English even they Can't translate simple English words into Hindustani.
000030700

07.09.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 05427 GIRI RAJ

2

(1) Couldn't fully understand his article. The article is good but no necessity of publishing it. (2) Rebuking his bad handwritting says being a teacher you shd have good (ideal) handwritting.
000031928

08.09.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09003 DESAI, Jivanji D.

2

Referring to the difficulties pointed out by Jivanji Gamdhiji says English and Hindustani matter is being sent from here: If no satisfactory arrangement can be made for Urdu , Gandhiji was prepared to take up that work also. Gandhiji asked Jivanji to send back Hindustani's letter so that he could give a reply to him. Gandhiji suggests that prayer book which was in great demand there could be got printed on behalf of Navajivan.
000031929

08.09.1946

       

1

 
000034037

09.09.1946

09844 GANDHI, Sushila 09841 DESAI, Kusum

2

I was thinking of writing to you since long. My going to South Africa was postponed because of instructions from Bapuji. All well. Regards Manibhai and Sushilaben.
000023475

09.09.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01815 DESAI, Kusum

2

Gandhiji refuses to send condolences on the death of Jadavben as he feels she (The correspondence) is intelligent enough not to feel sorry for it.
000031175

09.09.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 02475 PRABHUDAS

1

Acknowledging his two cheques says. The money will be spent in things dear to Mahadev.
000022141

09.09.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

Advises to regain health.
000024494

13.09.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08342 ANANTRAM

2

Be at home in the Hospital and render all possible service. Prove that Ramnam can make miracles.
000033743

13.09.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09804 GANDHI, Narandas

2

I shall send some message for the "Rentiya Baras". It will also be published in "Harijan-Bandhu". I shall send a copy of it. Regarding the furniture, for placing spinning wheels, etc. You should make use of minimum quantity of wood. I had tried it when I was in Yeravda prison.
000031930

14.09.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09003 DESAI, Jivanji D.

2

Gandhiji apperciates Jivanji's proposed to send 8 columns of dictionary per fortnight. It is convenient for the proof neadev also.
000029863

16.09.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08782 WAIZ, S.A.

1

Corrects hindi translation of the word. Indians abroad.
000022563

17.09.1946

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

1

Requests to inquire about karachi khadi Bhandar.
000031931

20.09.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09003 DESAI, Jivanji D.

1

Gandhiji wanted to know from Jivanji wheather be would be able to print 25000 copies of Bhanjanavali by November. Devdas is unable to do it. The point is congress is to meet bring 3rd week of November. Gandhiji asks Jivanji to write or send a telegrame.
000022142

22.09.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

Conveys personal news and tells her that mere ending life is no sacrifice.
000029788

23.09.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

2

Disapproves issuing A.I.C.C. meeting passes his (G's) Harijan colleagues just to view decoration.
000024116

25.09.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08305 CHANDIWALA, Brijkrishna

2

The change in my diet is adopted knowingly because I feel that the diet I take is rather rich. I am not angry with anybody only your mistakes hove opened my eyes. However if necessary. I shall revert to my old diet. Bear with me calmly and understandingly.
000027992

26.09.1946

08381 KAUR, AMRIT 08608 BARR, F. Mary (Miss)

1

Personal news.
000021726

26.09.1946

08057 AMRIT KAUR, (Rajkumari) 08055 SRIRAMULU, Potti

1

Disapproves fasting because of Hindu Muslim riots Advises not to precipitate entry to Nellore Temples as Government is handling the matter.
000028163

27.09.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08636 INDU

1

Marry and be happy and serve. come when you like.
000026757

28.09.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00660 GANDHI, Manilal

3

Jawaharlal may take the matter to U. N. O. but much depends upon what people do in South Africa. You do not worry even if you are left alone. Persobal news.
000022343

29.09.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

Explains that he just shawed his displeasure at her presence when the talk was going on.
000022704

01.10.1946

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

1

Desires that all the students, the teachers and their family members should become real worshipers of Hari.
000022143

01.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

Informs her that henceforth he will use Dhoti prepared by her alternatively with that by Shrimati Avantikaben. Desires to improve her health for for sacrifice a fat goat is required !
000022144

02.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

Advises her to carry on the work on hand and not undervalue work or misunderstand him.
000021717

02.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08055 SRIRAMULU, Potti

1

Disapproves the use of English in his letters; advises not to move with the board hanging from his neck.
000022145

11.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

(1) Gives instructions regarding her thing (2) Advises her to go to Barkamta if she so desires.
000034008

12.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

2

A person asked me as to why the English-Hindustani equivalents are not given in the "Harijan Sevak". I told him that as the same is published in "Harijan" it is not given in the other magazines/periodicals. The previous numbers are available, if needed.
000034009

12.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

2

Gandhiji writes about the speciality of Charka, a special item in India. Just as wrist watches are made in one particular European country, Charka is made in India.
000024937

17.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00502 SUNDARAM

1

Received your letter in Tamil. I can read it.
000025346

17.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 04979 PRABHAVATI

1

I am glad father passed away yesterday. It is a relief from ailment.
000029737

18.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

2

Says - This is a mere love letter not news letter.
000029738

18.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

2

General News.
000031105

18.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08922 RUKMINIBEN

1

Assures that her donation will be spent as per her wish. Dislikes her letter head printed in English.
000029114

19.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10495 CHANDRAGPUTA

1

I have goone through it and have sent it to Kaka saheb and Vamanjee (?)
000022147

19.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

Informs about going to Bengal.
000022146

19.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

Go to Bengal if you so desire: I myself am preparing to go there: I do not know when I shall return to Sevagram.
000028619

20.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08680 DUTTA, MAHESH

2

You can do Harijan work, but for that you should acquire knowledge of languages especially Hindi.
000029739

20.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

2

re: amending some vocabulary & Encloses V.G.D.S letter.
000031561

20.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08091 LILAVATI

2

Deslikes her thoughtless talking & not doing some useful work like spinning repairing wheels, reading etc. while in vacation at Ashram.
000026758

21.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08495 GANDHI, Sita

2

What of a new year in these changing times ?
000028413

21.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Utilize this physical illness to enrich your thoughts.
000024115

21.10.1946

08305 CHANDIWALA, Brijkrishna 00001 GANDHI, M. K.

2

Inquires if Gandhiji believed in the allegation, put on him by Thakkar Bapa that he (the correspondent) instigated Swarapnandji to go to Gandhiji and complain against Hariji. In reply Gandhiji says that Gandhiji is not credulous he spoke to Hariji with his permission and that there was a letter from some Harijan.
000009146

21.10.1946

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

1

Tendulker's is writing a big book. He wants to refer to Mahadev's diary bahla has no objection. If you don't object, I have no objection.
000024489

21.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08239 CHIMANLAL

2

I do not know when I shall come there: For the present Bengal calls me. God's will be done let Shakribahen have all the facilities.
000022148

21.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

You are not yet settled there: Of what use you will be in Noakhali. Please act as I advice.
000028620

22.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08680 DUTTA, MAHESH

1

I think you should first set your health right and then up work.
000029740

22.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

2

re: her health & some book to be published.
000022149

22.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

You will not be any use to me. Everybody, being free can go where he likes but then it cannot be on behalf of me or the Ashram.
000028414

23.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Tragic if the boil is in the way of your going to Paris. Consult a vaidya or a Hakim Ramnam is best but it must come from within.
000023472

23.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01815 DESAI, Kusum

2

I may not attend the congress session.
000029741

24.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

2

Wishes quick healing of her boil.
000028621

24.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08680 DUTTA, MAHESH

2

For the present go home. I shall call you to Calcutta if I need you.
000031224

25.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08962 BHANASATI ?

1

advises not to haste & offer sacrifice (?) at right time. Considers Pushpa yet unmatured.
000030856

25.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01752 DAS GUPTA, B.

1

No necessity special. Shall wire date departure:
000009145

25.10.1946

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

2

You are right. I don't want to interfere with your decision, You must recover fully.
000029742

26.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

2

Hopes her cut will head soon. Encloses Shantas letter.
000029743

26.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

1

Asks not to hurry to heal her cut.
000023162

26.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 05932 MATHEW, P. G. (Prof.)

2

Advises to bear bravely the loss of his mother.
000024114

28.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08305 CHANDIWALA, Brijkrishna

1

I do not think. Your health can permit you to accompany we to Bengal.
000032547

28.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01685 ANASUYABEN

1

Gandhiji was to leave by train at 9.00 a.m by which time he wants to finish off the post. - One would not grow old if one had the firmness of mind.
000031225

29.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08961 PUSHPABEN

2

Feels her idea of no scope of learning in Basic Education work is impoper & show lack of her ability. Says One dedicated to service must find perfect joy in serving wherever one is which consequently will impart required knowledge.
000029744

30.10.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

1

Informs Going to Noakhali probably Friday.
000028415

04.11.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08381 KAUR, AMRIT

2

Bihar clash has upset me and may lead to unlimited fast. Do not worry.
000029745

05.11.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

1

Gives his health news & Asknowledges a Vocabulary (of?)
000027008

05.11.1946

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

1

I am worried.Study what I have written to Jawaharlal.
000031562

05.11.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08091 LILAVATI

2

Informing possibility of his (G's) fasting asks not to rush out of fear. advises to complete her studies.
000026759

09.11.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00660 GANDHI, Manilal

1

Do not worry if I have to fast. It can be abandoned only if Bihari's behave themselves.
000031563

10.11.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08091 LILAVATI

2

(1) Says No can stay with G due to special relation (right). (2) advises to complete study & ise it for serving needy.
000022151

11.11.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

We must do our duty. Conveys news.
000028622

12.11.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08680 DUTTA, MAHESH

2

Your coming here is useless. I am allocating workers with me to villages.
000024113

12.11.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08305 CHANDIWALA, Brijkrishna

2

Informs him that his tour (in Naokhali) is full of hardships and lonliness. So it will not suit him.
000022152

15.11.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

I propose to go to Dashdharia, talks are going on with the Muslim Leauge leaders. But you need not come here:
000030855

18.11.1946

05381 PRASAD, Rajendra 08873 KSHITISHBABU

2

Writes in detail about the situation improving fast in not ridden Bihar. Urges to impress upon Bapu to resume his normal diet since there was peace & people realised their mistake. Expresses concern over league's attitude detrimental to the peace restored.
000024956

18.11.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00502 SUNDARAM

2

How can he die after so much service. Now you are on test. You should make his institution a living success.
000024920

20.11.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08376 VIJIYA

2

Sorry could not write earlier. Hope you will have a happy married life etc.
000024112

25.11.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08305 CHANDIWALA, Brijkrishna

2

Desires him to imrpove his health. Inquires who was responsible for the Godhmukteshwar affair.
000023831

26.11.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 01528 BIRLA, Ghanashyamdas

8

Describes village life in that part of Bengal which is badly affected by Hindu Muslim riots. Says he will stick to such life till the two communities decide to live as friends, or till he dies. This is a test of his Ahimsa. He who wants to see him should go there ir send a messanger. Says his presence in the constituent Assembly is not necessary. Opines that if it is to meet under military protection it had better not meet. Mentions the nature of problems that the Assembly will have to tackel. Invites criticism from all. regarding his mission in hand.
000027007

27.11.1946

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

2

Rajendra Babu writes things are getting clam. So I need not come. Let me have your views. Are Muslims returning ?
000031932

28.11.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09003 DESAI, Jivanji D.

1

Gandhiji has sent as article for printing inHArijajn which ahe completed with great difficulty English version is also enclosed.,Hence there should be no difficulty in regreading. Gandhiji regrets that he some time. Pyarelal would keep on sending as much as is possible.
000029547

30.11.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08748 TRIVEDI (Sri)

1

re: a chewue for Harijan work.
000031873

01.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

2

Gandhiji free from cough and cold. Not attending the CWC meeting. Mira active on Missouri Article on Mussouri Bhangis for Harijan.Gandhiji with N.K. Bose and parasharam moves in the village. Thakkar Bapa along with Abha Gandhiji from another group to visit villages and the rest gone to other villages. No conveyance facilities. Spirit moves him to these villages and among poor people.
000024826

01.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 10424 BAJAJ, Ramakrishna

1

Give benefit of your experience to the country and yourself. I am seeking light and when I get it I shall call you.
000022153

03.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

Desired her to get well and not to worry about Gandhiji's health which is good.
000024993

03.12.1946

08382 VYAS, Ramprasad 05322 VENKATAPPAYYA, Konda

2

Says we need not care what others says and inquires about his health.
000031874

04.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08750 MIRA

2

Gandhiji in almost inaccessible areas of Noakhali. No road facilities. Full faith in God. No newspapers. Gandhiji's companions in different villages. Gandhiji with Prof. Bose and Parashuram who work for him.Gandhiji does not have outside work. HIs Ahimsa on trial. Gandhiji takes usual diet after taking only fruit juices for 21 days because of Hindu Muslim riots in Bihar. Gandhiji's advises to give up the idea of Ashram of her imagination as it is not possible to get suitable or ideal persons to work with Mira asked to restrict the Ashram ideal to herself only, otherwise she would create problems for her.
000025546

04.12.1946

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

2

Herewith my views about threatened boycott of it by Muslim Leauge. Share if with friends.
000025547

04.12.1946

00000 "BLANK" 00000 "BLANK"

2

If Leauge boycotts it, it should not meet under the Cabinet Mission's statement for this required co-operation of all. This would mean surrendering to the Leauge but Congress should not mind it. Later on such an assembly can be convened independently of the British Government
000030725

05.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08302 BHAKTI

2

(1) Sorry It can't be manager's neglect but may be due to some legal difficulty you did'nt get your copy. (2) Under new arrangement all the co-workers are distributed in the affected area.
000033742

05.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 09804 GANDHI, Narandas

6

I have started taking my noramal daily food. No need for anxiety. As far as the Hindu-Muslim problem is concerned, several persons have been sent to different places. I have not accepted defeat nor do I feel disappionted. Taking the help of Bengali tanslators. Kanaiya, Pyarelal, Sushila Nayyar, Sushila Pai- all have been working. You should continue to do your work.
000023143

05.12.1946

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

2

(1) With agony in his heart Gandhiji says:- while trying to establish harmony between the two communities; my non-violence is on trial, and am in darkness. (2) The wedding is postpones becasue of this tour.
000022155

05.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

Forwarding Rehmana's post-card desires her to write to her.
000026760

08.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00660 GANDHI, Manilal

2

You have behaved well. Good you could maintain your health in spite of reduction in weight. I have written to Sushila to be ready to come there:
000024111

11.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08305 CHANDIWALA, Brijkrishna

2

Desires him to obey him (Gandhiji) and not his (correspondent's) own wishes. So he should go to kashi and imrpove his health. Assures him his mistake was negligible and has been forgiven.
000024959

11.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00502 SUNDARAM

2

Princes and businessmen can contribute the amount required to build the temple- if it is going to be living and befitting memorial. There need be no idol but daily services should be conducted by honest priests and the hall should be scientifically built.
000030854

16.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 00000 "BLANK"

1

(1) Apperecaites kakababu's activities & (2) Enquires about Manoratan Babu.
000022156

17.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

Rebukes her for misunderstanding him and says he is afraid even to talk to her for fear of being misunderstood.
000022158

18.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 03231 SATISH BABU

1

Sayas Gandhiji is unable to decide about advisability of fasting by umtul Aslam and requests them to decide about it.
000022157

18.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

Advises her to do what Satish Babu tells her to do regarding her fast. Tells her she could have told kanu that she did not know facts.
000023820

18.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 05267 ASAF ALI, Aruna (Mrs.)

1

Advises her to accompany Asaf Ali to U. S. A. where she can help him and also do some work herself.
000021727

19.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08055 SRIRAMULU, Potti

1

Welcomes news that the fast is broken.
000023588

26.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08233 BALVANTSINH

1

Regrets Gandhiji cannot reply at length. Advises him to stay where he is.
000022159

27.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

Advises to put a little Permanganate in boiled tepid water for aenema, to take mosambi in boiled water; and also honey; and to apply day directly on the stomach. Advises not to take anything from Barkamta and also to give up the idea of fasting.
000022160

27.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

2

No doctor and no medicine Land, water sky, Light, Air and Prayer are real medicine. Use them fully. If God does not wish you to serve let him take you away.
000029746

28.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08609 KAUR, Amrit

1

General news & health inquiry.
000022161

28.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

Permits her to observe fast. Advises to have somebody near her.
000022162

29.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

Advises her not to take the trouble of writing herself and to take as much water as she can Informs her that a tin of Anti-flogestine is being sent to her.
000022163

30.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08090 AMTUSSALAAM

1

Informs her that a Muslim and a Sikh will read holy books to her. Disapproves of her non-taking of water for that would mean committing suicide. Asks her to pray.
000023058

30.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 07568 ALEXANDER, Horace G.

2

You can come whereever you like I prefer Shanti Niketan as a vennue for peace conference.
000026761

31.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 08493 GANDHI, Sushila

2

Personal news.
000027003

31.12.1946

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

1

I am not able to sift out truth from report of the Bihar Muslim Leauge. Let me have the facts.
000009754

31.12.1946

00001 GANDHI, M. K. 06733 KUNVERJI

2

Vachhraj's death will be a severe loss to Panchgani. The widow should take up; his work of you may take it up provided Jagatram. Spares you and you are maintained from the sanatorium funds.

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