Young India was a weekshed - a weekly paper or journal - in English published by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi from 1919 to 1931. Gandhi wrote various quotations in this journal that inspired many. He used Young India to spread his unique ideology and thoughts regarding the use of nonviolence in organising movements and to urge readers to consider, organise, and plan for India's eventual independence from Britain.
In 1933 Gandhi began publishing a weekly newspaper, Harijan, in English. Harijan - which means "People of God", and was also Gandhi's term for the untouchable caste - lasted until 1948. During this time Gandhi also published Harijan Bandu in Gujarati, and Harijan Sevak in Hindi. All three papers focused on India's and the world's social and economic problems.
The journal was reprinted in USA by the India Home Rule League of America.
- "History of Mass Media" (PDF). University of Calicut. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
- V. N. Narayanan, "Mahatma Gandhi - Peerless Communicator" (on Gandhi as a journalist).
- Issues of Young India in the South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA).
Young India Journal Collection
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