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Biju Negi
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  • Dehra Dun, Uttarakhand
  • India
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In regard to the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi I am a / we are an
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About me / us
I was with Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific and located in Penang, Malaysia till end April 2010. I have since returned home and continue as a writer-researcher-consultant on issues of food sovereignty, sustainable agriculture and small farmers.
My / our projects, events, campaigns, research, publications
My major concern is how the small farmers and other small food producers can regain the control over their farming and their lives, which has been snatched from them through the intrusion of corporations in the field. This has marginalized the small food producers and made agriculture another business. But agriculture was and is our 'culture', a status it must be restored to.
I am / We are member of the following institution(s)
I am coordinating the Dehra Dun district unit of the Sarvodaya Mandal (started by Vinoba Bhave and other Gandhians in April 1948). I am also a core member of Beej Bachao Andolan (Uttarakhand), a nonformal collective of small farmers and activists seeking to conserve native and traditional seeds and preserve the principle of traditional, holistic and sustainable agriculture.
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154 Dharampur-2
Dehra Dun 248001
Tel: +91-135-2674972
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Biju Negi's Blog

Celebrating Kasturba Jayanti

Posted on April 27, 2012 at 12:59 2 Comments

When we at Sarvodaya Mandal Dehra Dun decided to celebrate Kasturba Gandhi’s birthday, we soon realized that most of the people are not aware of the date of her birth, and nor is her birthday observed publically anywhere. To a large extent, Kasturba is already beginning to vanish from our collective memories.

It was with this concern that Sarvodaya Mandal celebrated Kasturba's birthday through conducting two meetings on 11 April 2012. First, in the hope of interesting young girls into…


Gandhi "baptised"

Posted on March 1, 2012 at 1:17 0 Comments

For all those of us who believe religion to be a matter of personal faith, the news that a church in the United States has ‘baptised’ Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is quite touching. The ‘proxy’ baptism points to the fact that Gandhi…


Zila Sarvodaya Mandal Dehra Dun

Posted on November 22, 2011 at 4:28 0 Comments

I am currently (since April 2011) heading the Zila Sarvodaya Mandal, Dehra Dun (the district unit of the Sarvodaya Samaj, set up by Acharya Vinoba Bhave in April 1948). The Mandal is affiliated to Sarva Seva Sangh, Varanasi. I shall, in due course, share with you our various activities and initiatives of the Mandal, but at the same time also expect opinions and suggestions from you. In case any of you is visiting this side (Uttarakhand) any time, do inform. Would be very happy to meet…


Nonviolence- A blog

Posted on October 20, 2010 at 1:36 0 Comments

On 2 October 2010, at the Gandhiji Ashram in Penang (Malaysia), eminent consumer activist and Right Livelihood Awardee, Dato Anwar Fazal launched a blog "",dedicated to the pursuit of "nonviolence as a positive force". It is dedicated to the people who have practices, who practice and who will practice nonviolence. It is dedicated as much to Mahatma Gandhi, Vinoba Bhave, Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela, as it is to hundreds of others known or not so known… Continue

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At 13:57 on December 6, 2011, Arya Bhushan Bhardwaj said…

Thankyou Negiji for your valuable comment.



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