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Title:
GANDHIAN ECONOMIC PHILOSOPHY

Authors:
Dr. Anand Mittal , Shubham Nokhwal and Arjun Mittal

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Dr. Anand Mittal1 , Shubham Nokhwal2 and Arjun Mittal3
1. Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Hansraj College, University of Delhi, Delhi, India Mobile
2. Student, Hansraj College, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
3. Assistant Professor, Shriram College of Commerce, University of Delhi, Delhi, India

MLA 8
Mittal, Dr. Anand, et al. "GANDHIAN ECONOMIC PHILOSOPHY." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 3, Dec. 2018, pp. 1968-1978, ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=144. Accessed Dec. 2018.
APA
Mittal, D., Nokhwal, S., & Mittal, A. (2018, December). GANDHIAN ECONOMIC PHILOSOPHY. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(3), 1968-1978. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=144
Chicago
Mittal, Dr. Anand, Shubham Nokhwal, and Arjun Mittal. "GANDHIAN ECONOMIC PHILOSOPHY." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 3 (December 2018), 1968-1978. Accessed December, 2018. ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=144.

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Abstract:
Gandhi, the great Mahatma of India, was a man of vision.It was his vision that led Indian freedom struggle to success and secured freedom from British clutches. His political and reformist mind set liberated India then but now time has changed and so did the problems. Now the world is facing problems such as depression, war poverty, unemployment etc., all of them pertain to be coming from the capitalist mind set of people around the globe. Now again, it is Gandhi who comes to rescue with his economic thoughts which are efficiently dedicated to eliminate all type of differences amongst people. Gandhi was not an economist but his views on small scale and cottage industries, swadeshi, sustainable development, trusteeship etc. can be taken together as Gandhian economic thought. His various speeches and articles in magazine, like Harijan, depicts how Gandhi was always skeptical about western economics and its exploitative ideas. We will try to develop Gandhian economy in this paper and will try to understand the reformist potential Gandhi's Economics possess. This paper will try to bring in light how Gandhian economic philosophy is the key to a better society altogether, which would be less greedy and more humane.