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JOURNEY OF KHADI – IN ODISHA

By- TOOLIKA MISHRA

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Khadi, a motion that modified India, was launched by our very personal Father of the Nation, “Mahatma Gandhi”. In accordance with the research throughout the peak time from the yr 1921 to 1946, Gandhiji visited Odisha when Odisha was within the lure of critically prevailing financial poverty. This persisting situation of the state prompted Gandhiji and he determined to maneuver to Odisha marking his phrases for having a SWARAJ for all of the folks of Odisha if correct meals may be offered to all of the folks within the state of Odisha and therefore he discovered the one means by advocating the Khadi motion in Odisha.

With all of the onerous work and consistency he reached Utkal and created consciousness amongst folks making a band of individuals increasing Khadi in Utkal. Folks right here, who had misplaced all their hopes with the persisting poverty acquired a contemporary motive and hope to get out of this state by adopting Khadi and giving Gandhiji an ideal state to proceed the Khadi program which had the immense energy to battle and do away with the poverty that had haunted the folks of the state.

Throughout the steady visits, Gandhiji harassed on the agro work to be expanded everywhere in the state, dairy farms, and Khadi farms and labored with the folks to make the agricultural areas(all of the villages of UTKAL) the central supply battling poverty by emphasizing on the Khadi motion. It’s believed that, throughout his journey of bringing Khadi into motion within the state, he was so connected to the folks right here and he gave the private contact to every of their works.

In the identical yr that of the start of the non-cooperation motion, 1921, additionally the yr when Gandhiji first visited Odisha. He majorly visited the district of Ganjam, addressing conferences in Berhampur, Aska, Bhanjanagar, and this impressed many individuals who took half rebelliously within the freedom motion, together with many ladies volunteers. This additionally led to the implementation of the Satyagraha motion in Odisha, majorly within the areas of Ganjam and Huma.

Following his motto of nonviolence and peace, he additionally performed a significant position in bringing down the Telugu-odia border dispute and likewise many social points equivalent to untouchability. Following these many issues and doing nice work for the folks of Utkal, he lastly may create Odisha one in all his Khadi hubs in India, with the perseverance and dedication proven by all of the individuals who have been a part of the Khadi motion. After the motion, until date, Khadi is a significant a part of the textile trade of Odisha and can all the time be.


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