Pakistan


Non-violence: Rajmohan Gandhi pays tribute to Bacha Khan

5 December, 2013
As many as 1,000 students welcomed Dr Gandhi as he delivered a lecture on the life of Bacha Khan at Sinclair Hall at the Forman Christian College, Lahore

As many as 1,000 students from the Lahore College of Women University, the Government College University, Kinnaird College and the University of Engineering and Technology welcomed Dr Gandhi as he walked up to the podium to deliver a lecture on the life of Bacha Khan at Sinclair Hall at the Forman Christian College.

Appeal in support of Pakistan's flood victims

4 September, 2010
Grandsons of Mahatma Gandhi and Sir Abdullah Haroon appeal for Pakistan flood relief

New York City, Friday, September 3, 2010.
Remarks by Rajmohan Gandhi, Research Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Ambassador Haroon, friends, ladies and gentlemen:

'All Pakistanis aren't terrorists'

31 January, 2010

Rajmohan Gandhi strongly advised against labelling all Pakistanis as terrorists and shared his three-point mantra for India to become a world power, one of which was that people in the country should stop stereotyping on the basis of religion. He was speaking at a lecture organised on the 50th death anniversary of Gandhi's close aide J.C. Kumarappa, who died at Jan 30, 1960.

'A Merger of Interests'

2 January, 2010

'India must encourage Pakistanis who stand up against jihadists and know where their interests lie - and what Islam really is.' Rajmohan Gandhi writes in the Hindustan Times.

South Asian group visits Caux, Switzerland

27 July, 2009

A distinguished group from Pakistan, India and Sri Lanka visited the Initiatives of Change conference centre in Caux, Switzerland, on the invitation of Rajmohan Gandhi. They participated in the second Caux Forum for Human Security, attended by over 400 people from around the world.

What would Gandhi do?

1 May, 2009

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The new President of Initiatives of Change International, Rajmohan Gandhi, shares his grandfather’s peace-building mission. Mike Lowe reports.

Insanyat Amidst Insanity: Recollections of 1947

16 October, 2005 - 30 October, 2005

Usha and Rajmohan Gandhi travel to Lahore to talk to people about the Partition and the memories it has left behind: some painful and others that recount acts of courage and compassion. This unearthing of the dark and the noble, they hope, will assist in the healing of the subcontinent. Three articles in the Tribune of India, plus letters from readers in response.

New book

Researched in India, Pakistan and at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Rajmohan Gandhi's latest book narrates a 240-year story of what old-timers know as undivided Punjab, beginning with the 1707 death of Emperor Aurangzeb and ending with the 1947 division into West Punjab and East Punjab. More