This lecture by the critic, thinker, educator and activist Professor GN Devy, focuses on the year 1923 and recounts Rabindranath Tagore’s visit to Gujarat in October/November of that year, Mahatma Gandhi’s days in prison and Dr. Ambedkar being awarded the D.SC. and being admitted to Bar in London.

The lecture featured in this episode of BIC Talks presents the thoughts of the three on the question of Nationalism, during the India’s independence movement and compares those three visions with the contemporary views on the same question.

This was originally presented as the Annual Vijay Nambisan Memorial Lecture, 2023 at the BIC premises.

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