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“it is vital to cultivate freedom from resentment.” Discuss in the context of Mahatma Gandhi’s nonviolence principle.

Topic : Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of Family society and educational institutions in inculcating values.

7. “it is vital to cultivate freedom from resentment.”, Discuss in the context of Mahatma Gandhi’s nonviolence principle. (250 words)

Reference: Indian Express 

Why the question:

The article talks about Mahatma Gandhi’s nonviolence principle.

Key Demand of the question:

One has to explain in what way it is vital to cultivate freedom from resentment according to the philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi.

Directive:

Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Explain first the context of the question.

Body:

Start by suggesting the fact that in today’s times more than usual, it is vital to cultivate freedom from resentment. This is what made Mahatma Gandhi’s nonviolence possible.

Take hints from the article and throw light on Mahatma Gandhi’s nonviolence principle, suggest examples that show its relevance to today’s times.

Conclusion:

Conclude that how regardless of the specific issue or dispute freedom from resentment promises to be a winner and leveler.