This railway station is the birthplace of Tushar Gandhi
First of all, Mahatma Gandhi’s great-grandson Tushar Gandhi, who is a writer and activist, joined the Bharat Jodo Yatra at Shegaon in Maharashtra on Friday, which is his birthplace. Tushar had tweeted the details of his participation in the yatra. In which he told that his mother gave birth to me in a moving train at the railway station of Shegaon. Born in a train between Mumbai and Kolkata, Tushar Gandhi was brought up in Mumbai.
It gave new identity to Mahatma Gandhi’s great grandson Tushar Gandhi
Tushar Gandhi’s full name is Tushar Arun Gandhi, he was born on 17 January 1960. His father is journalist Arun Manilal Gandhi and grandson of Tushar Manilal Gandhi and great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi. After his early education in Gujarati school, Tushar has done Diploma in Printing from Government Institute of Printing Technology, Mumbai. Tushar is known for setting up the Mahatma Gandhi Foundation in 1998 in Vadodara, Gujarat.
Tushar Gandhi has also appeared in these films
A nonfiction book by Tushar, Let’s Kill Gandhi, was published in 2007 and became a best seller in India for a few weeks. In March 2005, Tushar Gandhi initiated and led a re-enactment of the 75th anniversary of the Dandi March. Tushar Gandhi portrayed himself in a fictional Bollywood film, “Hey Ram”, directed by Kamal Haasan, and in 2009 he also acted in the semi-fictional film “Road to Sangam”, based on a story from his life.
Tushar Gandhi’s family
In 2019, Tushar Gandhi became the director of the Gandhi Research Foundation in Jalgaon, Maharashtra. Tushar Gandhi, author of “Let’s Kill Gandhi” (Rupa Books; 2007) and “The Lost Diary of Kastor, My Ba” (HarperCollins India; 2022), is survived by his wife Sonal Desai and two children, son Vivaan Gandhi and daughter Kasturi Gandhi. Tushar Gandhi lives in Mumbai with his family. Their daughter was named Kasturi after Kasturba Gandhi.
The visit of great grandson of Gandhi and Jawaharlal became a historic moment
The Congress described Rahul Gandhi and Tushar Gandhi, the great-grandsons of Jawaharlal Nehru and Mahatma Gandhi, as the bearers of the legacy of the two late leaders. The Congress called it historic. With Tushar Gandhi joining this Bharat Jodo Yatra, not only the Yatra but the Congress has got a lot of strength. A follower of Mahatma Gandhi, Tushar is very excited to be associated with this journey. At the same time, the workers and leaders associated with the yatra have got new enthusiasm.