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At 9:31am on October 4, 2016, Midshot-an experiment with truth said…

Movie: Midshot- an experiment with truth based on Gandhi- Godse ideology.

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Synopsis: "MID SHOT- an experiment with truth is about the travails of a director, Ram Bhardwaj who tries to unravel the assassination of his ideal, Mahatma Gandhi. He starts making a film called G2 which explores the Gandhi- Godse ideological divide. The film, while still in the making, to the director's dismay, becomes a subject of controversy and the distorted projection of it even leads to communal riots. Meanwhile, pressure mounts on the director by vested interests to ideologically slant the film. How the movie on Gandhi then becomes an experiment with truth in his own life and makes him search for answers in his inner self, is what the movie is all about.

At 1:11pm on April 11, 2015, Bruno Serra said…

Hello Dear,

How is everything with you,I picked interest on you after going through your short profile,I have something very vital to disclose to you,but I found it difficult to express myself here,since it's a public site.Could you please get back to me on( the full details.

Have a nice day.

Bruno Serra.

At 12:11pm on July 6, 2014, Stephen Awudi Gadri said…

Dear Madam,

It is interesting to hear about you. I am also inhabited to proclaim Gandhis message and to reach out to every home in Ghana and Africa.Can you give me an idea to do this in African context.The message of Gandhi is still fresh in my memory always,MY LIFE IS MY MESSAGE. Let us continue to share the message to promote international solidaritary.

At 8:12am on January 9, 2014, Dr.S.PANDIYAN said…

Dear Madam

How are you, how is your teaching profession. What you feel about Gandhian views on Religion. He himself respect all religions in the World. At the same time he strong faith in  Hinduism.

By Dr.S.Pandiyan

At 6:58pm on August 19, 2013, vishakha shukla said…

mam myself vishakha shukla assistant professor in sanskrit university varanasi india. i want to discuss with you some thoughts regarding gandhian economics and its relevance in the era of globalization

At 2:49pm on February 27, 2012, Prof. Dr. Yogendra Yadav said…

Hello, I am a gandhian scholor & have deep knoledge in gandhian philosphy. I am working in Gandhi Research Foundation. I am editor of bio monthaly magzine ' Khoj Gandhi Ki.' I want friendship with you for the piece of the word.

At 2:07am on February 18, 2012, Navin Kumar said…

There is a statue of Mahatam Gandhi in the campus of University of North Florida. A picture of the same can be seen at the following link:

The above link will take you to a website made by me showing the statues of Mahatma Gandhi at places outside India. USA has about 14 such statues in different cities.

Since you seem to be examining food issues I would say that If the world accepted one precept of Vegetarianism advocated by Gandhi all the economic and evnironmental woes of the world would get solved.

How ? One may ask. Well the meat Industry of the world consumes huge amount of petroleum (transporting insecticides to feed farms, transporting feed to animal farms, transporting animals to slaughter houses, transporting meat of slaughtered animals to supermarkets/shops) contributing to 20% of green house gases. If every one goes vegetarian this petroleum is saved. Petrol prices would crash. Air travel would become cheap. People would travel across borders. Populations would get more mixed up in next 50 years or so and so wars would become less likely and global warming would reduce due to less green house gases. Moreover cancer cases would come down by half as various surveys have revealed that the risk of cancer is less prevalent in vegetarian communities.Land released from animal feed production would be used for food grains. (It takes 25 pounds of food grains to produce one pound of meat)  Problem of hunger and malnutrition would be reduced. Not to mention that the supply of potable water for human consumption would increase as 2500 liters of water goes into the production of one Kg of meat.

Thus as Gandhi gave one point programme of spinning khadi for India The one point programme for solving the economic/health/environment  problems of the world can be solved by one point program of going vegetarian. 

At 10:58am on December 16, 2011, Dr. vandana kundalia said…

hi...nice to hear about you...


At 11:18am on March 25, 2011, M Gandhi College of Social Work said…

Hey , That's nice to know about your project, Gandhiji have courage and guts  to stand for justice more than this it all was with non-violence.

I am young social worker from India establishing a model community based college called " Mahatma Gandhi College of Social Work " in West Champran from where Gandhiji started first ever movement called Indigo movement against British govts. 
you may visit at , I will be happy to collabrate with you , your college or students who would like to involve for this unique kind of project which is based on Gandhiji's social equity and inclusion principles .
You may reach me on mobile +91-9910711112 or skype id is birsoni. 
All the best.

At 10:54am on October 25, 2010, Dr. R.N.Prasad said…
Hope you are vegetarian. Gandhiji was strict vegetarian. Human being has choice - you can depend for your food on plants or animals or both. You have to choose. Tiger does not have such choice. If it kills deer, would it be considered violence? I think - No. This is the order of the nature. It does not go against that order. A human being eats non-vegetarian diet by choice and hence, he decides to do violance for the sake of taste. Do you agree with me? Today, non-vegetarian food is very popular. How can we rest in peace when we kill animals for food? let me know your views.
At 9:45am on October 13, 2010, S.M. ABDULLAH AL MAMUN said…
I want to visit your house will send me an invitation card?
S.M.Abdullah Al Mamun
11/P, BUET Staff Quarters 3rd Floor
Bangladesh University of Engineering &Technology Dhaka-1000
At 8:26am on October 2, 2010, Satyendra Tripathi said…
Dear Whitney Sanford,
Its feel good to learn about your area of interest on gandhian view. I am Astt. Prof. in MAHTMA GANDHI CHITRAKOOT GRAMODAY UNIVERSITY, CHITRAKOOT, MP, INDIA and live with Swami RAM HRIDAY DAS ji MAHRAJ, Sri MAHANT RAMAYANI KUTI. he also work on this. We invite you here to visit this place and see how NANA ji DESHMUKH na d Swami ji work for Rural society.

Er. SAtyendra
At 3:38pm on August 16, 2010, Dr. Ravindra Kumar said…
Dear Whitney Sanford,
Glad to learn about your current position at the University of Florida. I am to a great extent similar to your work. And, I am interested in exchanging views/exploring possibilities for a collaborative work.
Ravindra Kumar
At 2:36pm on February 22, 2010, Ranjana Kanti said…
India Redefined the movement which I started last year& got award for ,'The Best Humanitarian Initiative of the Year
has started three different projects- "I Care", " Educate India", "Develop Your Village".Join & be with me in Redefining India.

India Redefined draws its inspiration from Gandhian Movement which was a revolution focused on independence. It was also about specific actions like non- cooperation by citizens. We are just trying to apply many Gandhiji's principles’ in this era, in this society and during these times. Maybe in a different flavor! Maybe the context is different! Maybe it’s a different world! But the goal is same! He also wanted India a better place to live in.

Thousands of people have joined this movement across the globe but we have only 37 Chapter co-ordinators till now to take on the responsibility, by rotation in different cities of India.It is voluntary work. If you want to suggest anyone's names for Chapter coordinator, then please send me a mail regarding this at
At 9:24am on February 2, 2010, Om Prakash Joshi said…
Dear Whitney,
I am working in the university established by Mahatma Gandhi, at Ahmedabad. He established his Ashram here near Sabarmati River. You may ask about any matter related to Gandhi.With regards
I am trying to paint Gandhi's life on a large canvas.
Om Joshi
At 4:40pm on January 4, 2010, Akshay Bakaya said…
Hi Whitney, Amita Baviskar, a specialist on the question you're researching - Gandhian thought, food sovereignty - will be delivering an Ahimsa Day Lecture on 30th January at the Indraprastha College for Women, Delhi University: "Good to Eat: Gandhi and the Ethics of Food". Other speakers are Purushottam Agrawal (a specialist on Kabir and Gandhi) and Dilip Simeon ('Gandhi's Final Fast'). I'll soon announce the precise time slot on Gandhitopia. We'll record the whole session on video and post it up, like "A Future for Ahimsa" (Jan 30th, 2009).
At 2:10pm on October 31, 2009, Pamela Jambeck said…
I'm delighted to see this at UF. Both of my children graduated from in Environmental Engineering; the other from the University Law School. Are you in the Social Sciences Dept? Go Gators!
At 6:46pm on September 1, 2009, ASEEM SAXENA said…
Dear Miss Whitney,
Iam pursuing my Ph.D on "Gandhi and His Management Philosophies with special reference to Trusteeship". I would be happy if you could help and guide me on this topic.


At 5:44pm on August 22, 2009, Aunty Kamala said…
Dear Whitney,
I find that through swadeshi and his experiments with Control of the Palate, Gandhi left alot of ideas on food sovereignty. In his last years at Sevagram community, he was eating lime juice on Gur or jaggery, as a substitute for fresh fruit, which was very hard to come by there.
I am interested to know what your research has found in this regard.
Best wishes,
Aunty Kamala
At 8:01pm on April 25, 2009, HARVEEN SINGH SUDAN said…
harveen from jammu
serving as lecturer in jammu university ,jammu
simple and working on gandhian ideologies and philosphies
associated with gandhian center for peace and conflict studies

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