A Sanskrit word defined as the power of nonviolence. A term coined and developed by Gandhi himself, it is a theory of protest that has influenced many social movements since.
Someone who practises satyagraha.
A word derived from Sanskrit, defined as 'compassion'. Ahimsa is a key principle in Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism.
From the Persian, meaning 'land-owner'. In relation the Indian sub-continent, a Zamindar was an aristocrat.
Often shortened to Congress. A social democratic/progressive political party founded in 1885 which was a key player in the Indian independence movement.
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