MAHATMA GANDHI MEDIA AND RESEARCH SERVICE

Chronology of the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi (Ghandi)

1928

1928

January

1 to 21

Gandhiji stayed at  Satyagraha Ashram, Sabarmati.

1928

January

7

Sent message to  National Muslim University, Delhi.

1928

January

7

Friends of the  International Fellowship stayed at the Ashram for three days.

 

 

 

 

1928

January

15

Gandhiji spoke at the  convocation of the Gujarat Vidyapith, Ahmedabad.

1928

January

22

Spoke at Fourth  Kathiawar Political Conference at Porbandar.

1928

January

23

At Vartej.

1928

January

24

Laid the foundation  stone of a temple for untouchables at Vartej; also spoke at Morvi.

1928

January

27

Gandhiji’s third  son, Ramdas Gandhi was married at Sabarmati. Gandhiji proposed changes in the constitution  of Gujarat vidyapith.

1928

January

30

Wished success to  hartal against the Simon commission.

1928

January

31

Went to stay among the  students of the Gujarat Mahavidyalaya.

1928

February

1

Addressed students of  Gujarat Vidyapith at prayer meeting.

1928

February

3

Statutory Commission  under Sir John Simon landed in Bombay. Protest demonstrations and meetings held. Gandhiji  sent messages to Ahmedabad and Bombay for success of boycott.

1928

February

5

Fainted while  spinning; doctors advised complete rest.

1928

February

7

Sent message to  Gujarat Vidyapith meeting held to bid farewell to J.B. Kripalani.

1928

February

Before 7

Talked to  representatives of Bardoli Taluka and Vallabhbhai Patel regarding Bardoli satyagraha.

1928

February

17

Gandhiji was examined  by Dr. M.A. Ansari.

1928

March

20

Gave interview to  Alice Schalek. In interview to Associated Press said his visit to Europe was not certain.

1928

March

27

Spoke at  sweepers’ meeting, Ahmedabad.

1928

March

31

Addressed students and  teachers of schools run by Ahmedabad Labour Union.

1928

April

4

Sent message to New  India.

1928

April

4

Spoke at Ashram prayer  meeting on Hanuman Jayanti.

1928

April

7

Sent message for News  Sheet of International Fellowship.

1928

April

Before 13

Addressed trainees of  Khadi Vidyalaya.

1928

April

18

Sent message to  Students Conference, Ceylon.

1928

April

22

After hearing from  Romain rolland decided finally not to visit Europe.

1928

April

23

Maganlal Gandhi died  at Patna.

1928

May

1

Spoke at opening of  creche at Ahmedabad.

1928

May

7

Conferred with Subhas  Chandra Bose at Sabarmati Ashram.

1928

June

11

Spoke at students of  Gujarat Vidyapith.

1928

June

12

Bardoli Day observed.

1928

June

14

Draft Constitution of  the Satyagraha Ashram was published in Young India.

1928

July

1

Gandhiji at Sabarmati  Ashram, Ahmedabad

1928

July

6

Sent message to The  Hindu on its Golden Jubilee.

1928

July

13

In letter to Barbara  Bauer who requested him to resurrect her decease mother, wrote "I am but an  ordinary mortal…as every other human being… I possess no extra-ordinary  powers."

1928

July

18

Surat Conference  between representatives of agriculturists of Bardoli, Vallabhbhai Patel, Abbas Tyabji and  the Governor, on conditions for inquiry into "the alleged errors of the official  calculations of facts".

1928

July

19

In Young India article  "Non-co-operation or Civil Resistance?" Gandhiji wrote "My purpose is to  distinguish between non-co-operation with attainment of swaraj as its object and civil  resistance as that of Bardoli with the redress of a specific grievanc

1928

July

20

Interview to the  Associated Press representative on Bardoli question.

1928

July

22

In Navajivan article  "Evil Genius of Government" Gandhiji discussed minimum term of Bardoli  Settlement.

1928

July

26

Statement on Bardoli  question in reply to Governor’s speech was published in Young India.

1928

August

2

Gandhiji reached  Bardoli.

1928

August

4

At Sarbhon, addressed Patels,  talatis and representatives of 25 villages of Sarbhon division.

1928

August

5

At Rayam, spoke on  discipline.

1928

August

6

Bardoli Settlement at  Poona. Gandhiji congratulated both the Government of Bombay and people of Bardoli.

1928

August

11

At Valod, spoke on the  science of satyagraha.

1928

August

12

At Bardoli, spoke to  volunteers.

1928

August

12

At Surat, spoke on the  occasion of the Bardoli victory celebrations.

1928

August

13

Reached Sabarmati.

1928

August

16

Welcomed the Nehru  Report for its unanimous recommendations.

1928

August

16

At Ahmedabad spoke on  the implications of Bardoli victory.

1928

August

20

Spoke at Brahmo Samaj  centenary celebrations.

1928

August

28

All-Parties Conference  met at Lucknow to consider the Nehru Report.

1928

August

30

All-Parties Conference  endorsed Nehru Committee Report in favour of Dominion self-Government for India.

1928

September

7

In Ahmedabad, Gandhiji  spoke at school for deaf and dumb.

1928

September

7

Motilal Nehru was  elected President of Indian National Congress.

1928

September

10

At Ahmedabad Gandhiji  delivered speech on birth centenary of Tolstoy.

1928

October

1

At Ahmedabad, spoke on  Annie Besant’s birthday.

1928

October

5

Sent a message to  Lahore Students’ Conference.

1928

October

6

The Madras All-Parties  Conference met under presidentship of Dr. Besant.

1928

October

11

In Young India article  "God Is" wrote "I do dimly perceive that whilst everything around me is  ever changing ever dying, there is underlying all that change a living power that is  changeless, that holds all together, that creates dissolves and recreate

1928

October

28

In Ahmedabad, spoke at  The New Gujarati School.

1928

October

31

Lajpat Rai received  injury in a fracas between police and Nationalists in Lahore.

1928

November

1

Gandhiji gave  interview to special correspondent of The Civil and Military Gazette.

1928

November

4

In Navajivan article  "Satyagraha Ashram" discussed changes made after renaming the Satyagraha Ashram  as Udyoga Mandir.

1928

November

17

Lajpat Rai died;  Gandhiji gave interview to Associated Press of India on his death.

1928

November

18

In Ahmedabad, spoke at  Lajpat Rai condolence meeting.

1928

November

21

Gave award on the  Labour Union subscription.

1928

November

23

Left Ahmedabad for  Wardha.

1928

November

24

Reached Wardha;  remained in the Wardha Ashram upto December 20.

1928

November

26

Issued and endorsed  appeal for Lajpat Rai Memorial Fund.

1928

November

29

On National Mourning  day for Lajpat Rai addressed Ashram inmates in Wardha.

1928

December

20

Left Wardha for  Calcutta Congress session.

1928

December

20

At Nagpur railway  station, gave interview to friends.

1928

December

21

Arrived at Sambalpur en  route to Calcutta.

1928

December

22

At Sambalpur; spoke at  public meeting in the morning; addressed women’s meeting in the evening, and left for  Calcutta.

1928

December

22

The All-India  Convention met at Calcutta.

1928

December

23

Gandhiji arrived in  Calcutta in the morning. Met deputation from the Punjab.

1928

December

26

Moved resolution on  Nehru Report at the Subjects Committee meeting.

1928

December

27

In Young India wrote  an article on Saunders’s assassination.

1928

December

28

Moved compromise  resolution on Nehru Report in the Subjects Committee meeting.