He also described as “a very dangerous trend” the belief among a section of the people that only the philosophy they believed in was correct, adding that Mahatma Gandhi listened to all points of view.
I was speaking at an event to mark the 90th founding day of the Harijan Sevak Sangh here.
Affirming that everyone is equal before the law, he said that each person, regardless of their power or history, is subject to the law of the land.
Keeping in mind the Gandhian principles, 90 million rupees received free food grains for two years of Covid. This was beyond the imagination of any country, Dhankhar said.
“The Mahatma’s soul will be satisfied” as the government secured two doses of the coronavirus vaccine to millions of people during the pandemic, it added.
Dhankhar said Gandhi’s ideology was that 18 million rupees of families should be given free cooking gas connections to help them ditch conventional fuels to prepare food.
In addition, he said that people who were once afraid to enter banks were connected to banking at their doors.
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