• Your Corner

    Real Freedom

    It was the year 1922. The clamour for independence was rising in India. One young man from Calcutta swept into the movement for independence was Abhay Charan De. Responding to Gandhiji’s call for boycott of all things British, Abhay had rejected his bachelor’s degree for which he had studied at Calcutta’s prestigious Scottish Churches’ College. He began to wear khadi and participated in meetings of swaraj – self-rule.                             At that time, a friend of Abhay’s, told him about an eminent sadhu who was conducting lectures in Calcutta. He suggested they go and hear him. Abhay, who was…