Bihar’s Champaran transformed MK Gandhi into Mahatma

The Champaran Satyagraha of 1917, in the Champaran district of Bihar, India during the period of the British Rule, was the first Satyagraha movement inspired by Mohandas Gandhi and a major revolt in the Indian Independence Movement. Another important Satyagraha just after this revolt was Kheda Satyagraha.
Champaran Satyagraha was the first to be started, but the word Satyagraha was used for the first time in Anti Rowlatt Act agitation.
Champaran is a district which comes under the state Bihar. Under Colonial era laws, many tenant farmers were forced to grow some indigo on a portion of their land as a condition of their tenancy. This indigo was used to make dye.

Walk of thorn for women entrepreneurs in Asian countries

Women entrepreneurship has been underlined as a key strategy for economic growth. Developing the capacity of women can bring positive changes in the society. Women are inspired by women which means they are the force to increase women entrepreneurs. However, women entrepreneurs in Asian countries are promoting their ventures through their individual efforts because usually […]

Gender discrimination in the Indian society

It is a reality that gender disparity still exists in India. It is seen within the households, at workplaces and in the society at large. Gender-wise literacy rates in India showcase the wide gap that exists between men and women. As per 2011 data, effective literacy rates (age 7 and above) were 82.14% for men […]