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Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948. Swaraj in one year - Image 45. 1921. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 19, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6415/show/6327.

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Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948. (1921). Swaraj in one year - Image 45. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/6415/show/6327

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Title Swaraj in one year
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948
Publisher Ganesh
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Madras, India
Date 1921
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • Politics and government
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • India
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 121 pages; 19 cm
Original Item Location DS448.G35 1921
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304490~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
Use and Reproduction Public Domain: This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
File Name index.cpd
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Title Image 45
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File Name uhlib_6409088_044.jpg
Transcript THE SECRET OF SWARAJ 39 factory into an arsenal for turning out bullets of lead. During this war of ours, I suggest every national school and college being turned into a factory for preparing cones of yarns for the nation. The students will lose nothing by the occupation : they will gain a kingdom here and hereafter. There is a famine of cloth in India. To assist in removing this dearth is surely an act of merit- If it is sinful to use foreign yarn, it is a virtue to manufacture more Swadeshi yarn in order to enable us to cope with the want that would be created by the disuse of foreign yarn. The obvious question asked would be, if it is so necessary to manufacture yarn, why not pay every poor person to do so ? The answer is that hand-spinning is not, and never was, a calling like weaving, carpentry, etc: Under the.pre-British economy of India, spinning was an honourable and leisurely occupation h\ -for the women of India. It is difficult to revive the art among the women in the time at our disposal. But it is incredibly simple and easy for the school-goers to respond to the nation's call. Let not one decry the work as being derogatory to the dignity of men or students. It was an art confined to the women ler ne ch Ie in .te ist ve Jy lis ■ I al al a ie g ie