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CHRONOLOGY 1936

1936

January

7

Met Muriel Lester, Dr.  Tomiko Koro and Mrs. Tyace.

1936

January

9

Had some teeth  extracted.

1936

January

9

Mahadev Desai informed  Associated Press that "Gandhi had been having high blood-pressure during the past few  weeks, but there was a distinct through slow improvement."

1936

January

Before 11

Gandhi gave interview  to Yone Noguchi.

1936

January

Before 11

Sent message to Bihar  Political conference.

1936

January

17

 

1936

January

17

Reached Bombay.

1936

January

19

Had some more teeth  extracted.

1936

January

20

King George v died.

1936

January

21

Gandhi cabled  condolence to Queen Mary.

1936

January

22

Reached Ahmedabad.

1936

February

1

Jawaharlal Nehru  elected Congress President.

1936

February

9

Gandhi met Muriel  Lester.

1936

February

12

Met Prabhashankar  Pattani.

1936

February

16

Visited Harijan Ashram  and spoke to inmates.

1936

February

18

Dinshaw Wacha passed  away.

1936

February

19

Gandhi addressed  students of Gujarat vidyapith. Paid tribute to Dinshaw Wacha.

1936

February

21

Reached Bardoli en  route Wardha.

1936

February

21

Interviewed by  American Negro Delegation.

1936

February

22

Spoke at village  workers’ meeting.

1936

February

23

Reached Wardha.

1936

February

28

Kamala Nehru passed  away.

1936

February

28

Through Press Gandhi  paid tribute to Kamala Nehru, sent condolence to Vijayalakshmi Pandit.

1936

February

28

Left for Savli.

1936

February

29

At Savli spoke at  Gandhi Seva Sangh meeting. Opened A.I.V.I.A. Exhibition.

1936

March

1, 3  and 4

Addressed Gandhi Seva  Sangh meetings.

1936

March

5

Attended marriage of  Krishnadas Gandhi and Manojna. Spoke at Gandhi Seva Sangh meeting.

1936

March

6

Addressed Gandhi Seva  Sangh meeting. Left Savli.

1936

March

7

At Wardha en route to  Delhi.

1936

March

8

Arrived in Delhi.  Stayed in Harijan Colony.

1936

March

Before  9

Sent message to  Gurukul convocation.

1936

March

9

Began practice of  silence between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.

1936

March

10

Jawaharlal Nehru  returned to India.

1936

March

16

Gandhi ended the  practice of silence between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.

1936

March

17

Met Jawaharlal Nehru.

1936

March

19

In note to Jamnalal  Bajaj explained his ‘idea of living in a village’.

1936

March

21

Congress working  committee began deliberations.

1936

March

22

Gandhi gave interview  to M.C. Rajah. Attended Harijan Sevak Sangh meeting.

1936

March

25

discussed with  Rabindranath Tagore finances of Santiniketan.

1936

March

27

Sent draft for  Rs.60,000 to Rabindranath Tagore. Had discussion with Harijan Workers.

1936

March

28

Arrived in Lucknow.

1936

March

28

Opened Khadi and  Village Industries Exhibition.

1936

March

30

In statement to the  Press contradicted report that Lord Halifax was arranging an interview between Lord  Linlithgow and himself.

1936

April

4

Arrived in Allahabad.

1936

April

5

Bhavani Dayal, South  African Delegate to Congress session, met Gandhi. Opened library and museum of Hindi  Sahitya Sammelan.

1936

April

6

Gandhi visited Harijan  colony.

1936

April

6

T.B. Sapru met Gandhi.

1936

April

7

Gandhi attended  Congress Working Committee meeting. Left Allahabad.

1936

April

8

Reached Lucknow.

1936

April

8

Subhas Chandra Bose  was arrested on his return to India.

1936

April

12

Gandhi spoke at Khadi  Exhibition.

1936

April

13

Observed fast on  Jallianwala Bagh Day.

1936

April

13

Congress rejected new  Constitution.

1936

April

14

Gandhi addressed  All-India Depressed Classes Conference.

1936

April

15

Addressed public  meeting in Congress pandal in evening.

1936

April

Before 16

Had discussed with two  foreign ladies.

1936

April

16

Left Lucknow.

1936

April

17

Reached Wardha in  afternoon.

1936

April

After 17

Visited Segaon and in  a speech to villagers explained his decision to settle there.

1936

April

18

Linlithgow assumed  office as Viceroy.

1936

April

23

Gandhi left Wardha in  evening.

1936

April

24

At Nagpur.

1936

April

24

Presided over Akhil  Bharatiya Sahitya parishad in morning.

1936

April

26

Harilal met Gandhi at  Nagpur.

1936

April

26

Gandhi arrived at  Wardha at night.

1936

April

27

Congress Working  Committee met at Wardha.

1936

April

28

Gandhi attended C.W.C.  meeting.

1936

April

30

Moved to Segaon early  in the morning.

1936

May

1

Met B.R. Ambedkar and  Walchand Hirachand.

1936

May

3

At Wardha, inaugurated  Exhibition of A.I.V.I.A.

1936

May

4

At Segaon.

1936

May

6

At Paunar, spoke at  Khadi Yatra.

1936

May

7

At Wardha, addressed  annual general meeting of A.I.V.I.A.

1936

May

8

At Wardha, spoke at  training School for village workers.

1936

May

8

Left for Bangalore in  evening.

1936

May

9

Reached Madras in  morning en route to Bangalore.

1936

May

9

In interview to  Associate Press declined to comment on "Indian or world politics".

1936

May

10

Reached Nandi Hills.  Dr. M.A. Ansari died.

1936

May

On or Before 10

Gandhi gave interview  to Sir. C.V. Raman and Professor Rahm.

1936

May

11

Telegraphed condolence  to Begum Ansari.

1936

May

11

Issued to Associate  Press message on Dr. M.A. Ansari’s death.

1936

May

14

Met Captain C. Oommen.

1936

May

15

News reached Gandhi  that Mary Chesley had died at Rishikesh.

1936

May

29

Harilal Gandhi  embraced Islam, assuming name Abdulla.

1936

May

Before 31

Gandhi met Sir C.V.  Raman and Lady Raman. Had discussion with Dr. Erika Deussen Rosenthal.

1936

May

31

Left Nandi Hills for  Bangalore in morning.

1936

May

31

Visited Chikballapur,  Chintamani, Kolar and Bowringpet and addressed meetings.

1936

May

31

Spoke at  Labourers’ meeting at Kolar Gold fields.

1936

May

31

At Bangalore visited  Munciipal colony.

1936

June

2

Bangalore. Gandhi  issued public appeal to Muslim friends in connection with Harilal Gandhi’s conversion  to Islam.

1936

June

9

Abbas Tyabji died in  Mussoorie.

1936

June

10

Gandhi gave interview  to Adi-Karnataka Sangh Deputation. In the evening addressed Harijan workers’  conference at Kengeri.

1936

June

11

Had interview with  M.V. Jambunathan.

1936

June

12

Addressed Harijan  Workers’ Conference, Kengeri.

1936

June

12

Presided over Hindi  Prachar Sabha. Visited Institute of Science, Bangalore. Left Bangalore.

1936

June

13

Arrived in Madras en  route to Wardha. Visited Hindi Prachar sabha bhavan under construction.

1936

June

14

Reached Wardha in the  morning.

1936

June

16

Arrived at Segaon.

1936

June

27

Congress Working  Committee met at Wardha. Gandhi arrived in Wardha but did not attend the meeting.

1936

June

29 - 30

At Wardha. Had  discussions with Jawaharlal Nehru.

1936

June

30 - July 4

At Wardha.

1936

July

5

At Wardha, presided  over Bharatiya Sahitya Parishad. Returned to Segaon in the evening.

1936

July

15

Public meeting in  Calcutta with Tagore in chair proposed amendment of Communal Award.

1936

July

17

Gandhi gave message to  khadi workers.

1936

July

19

Met students of  village workers’ Training school.

1936

July

30

endorsed appeal for  funds for Harijan Sevak Sangh.

1936

August

2

Abdul Gaffar Khan  released.

1936

August

4

Dharmanand Kosambi and  Abdul Gaffar Khan called on Gandhi.

1936

August

11

C. Rajagopalachari  resigned from Congress.

1936

August

16

C. Rajagopalachari and  Jawaharlal Nehru called on Gandhi.

1936

August

27

Gandhi attended  A.I.S.A. meeting. Had talks with Jawaharlal Nehru.

1936

August

28

Attended A.I.S.A.  meeting. Had talks with C. Rajagopalachari.

1936

August

30

Jayaprakash Narayan  called on Gandhi. Harilal as Abdulla preached Islam.

1936

August

31

Gandhi had an attack  of malaria.

1936

September

2

Sent a message to  World Peace Conference.

1936

September

3 - 11

In hospital at Wardha.

1936

September

12

Returned to Segaon.

1936

September

17

Harilal fined in  Madras for drunkenness.

1936

September

21

Gandhi sent blessings  to Zohra Ansari on her wedding.

1936

September

24

Wrote preface to Gitapadarthkosha.

1936

October

3

Received Jawaharlal  Nehru, Vallabhbhai Patel and Rajendra Prasad.

1936

October

7

A.I.V.I.A. meeting.

1936

October

12

Gandhi had talks with  students and teachers of Maganwadi Vidyalaya, Wardha.

1936

October

23

Left Segaon for  Banaras.

1936

October

24

Arrived in Banaras.

1936

October

25

Banaras. Performed the  opening ceremony of Bharat Mata Mandir. Presented a commemoration volume to Maithilisharan  Gupta on his golden jubilee.

1936

October

25

Visited Kalabhavan and  Nagari Pracharini Sabha.

1936

October

27

Arrived in Delhi.

1936

October

27

Met Mrs. Ansari and  ailing mother of Brijkrishna Chandiwala. Left for Ahmedabad.

1936

October

28

Arrived in Ahmedabad.

1936

October

29

Arrived in Rajkot. Met  his cousin Khushalchand Gandhi.

1936

October

29

Addressed a meeting of  Harijan Workers.

1936

October

30

At Nadiad. Spoke at  the inauguration of Vithal Kanya Vidyalaya Hostel. Arrived in Ahmedabad. Inaugurated the  building of Municipal girls’ School.

1936

October

31

Spoke at the  Labourers’ Meeting. Visited Art-Exhibition.

1936

October

31

Presided over Twelfth  Gujarati Sahitya Parishad.

1936

November

1

Presided over the  convocation of Gujarat Vidyapith. Attended meeting of the Gujarati Sahitya Parishad.

1936

November

2

Addressed the  concluding session of the Twelfth Gujarati Sahitya Parishad. Left for Borsad on his way to  Segaon.

1936

November

2

At Baroda, called on  the Tyabi family.

1936

November

3

Gandhi left Baroda for  Surat on his way to Sagaon.

1936

November

4

Reached Segaon.

1936

November

9

C.F. Andrews arrived  in Segaon to meet Gandhi.

1936

November

12

Maharaja of Travancore  issued Proclamation declaring open temples to all Hindus.

1936

November

17

At Segaon Gandhi  issued statement to the Press congratulating Travancore Maharaja for throwing open temples  to Harijans.

1936

December

2 - 4

Had discussions with  Mill-owners of Ahmedabad and representatives of Labour Union.

1936

December

4

Issued statement to  the Press regarding Ahmedabad mill industry wage dispute.

1936

December

5

C.F. Andrews, Agatha  Harrison and Carl heath arrived in Segaon.

1936

December

6

Gandhi gave interview  to students of Village workers’ Training School, Wardha.

1936

December

19

Left Segaon for  Faizpur to attend Congress session.

1936

December

20

Arrived in Faizpur.

1936

December

21

Addressed meeting of  Congress volunteers.

1936

December

22

Addressed public  meeting at Kiroda.

1936

December

24

Resigned from  Presidentship of All-India Cowprotection League and issued statement to the press  explaining the step.

1936

December

25

Spoke at inauguration  of Khadi and village Industries Exhibition, Faizpur.

1936

December

26

Gave Award on  Ahmedabad mill industry wage dispute. Sent message to Students’ Conference.

1936

December

27

Addressed public  meeting at Exhibition grounds. Spoke at A.I.C.C. meeting.

1936

December

28

Sent message to  Rashtrabhasha Sammelan held at Faizpur.

1936

December

29

Had talks with  Congress volunteers.

1936

December

29

Left Faizpur for  Segaon.

1936

December

31

Arrived at Segaon.