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Record-breaking sale of 6,300 Gandhi Books worth Rs. 1.52 lakhs just within three days
On the occasion of 64th Gandhi Death Anniversary
There is an overwhelming response to Gandhi Books Exhibition-cum-Sale at Hutatma Chowk and Gandhi Book Centre at Nana Chowk. About 6,300 Gandhi books of worth Rs. 1,52,000/- were sold within just three days. 'An Autobiography' of Mahatma Gandhi, and a set of five important books, 'Selected Works of Mahatma Gandhi' are the top-selling books at the exhibition. About 925 copies of 'Gandhi's Autobiography' and 92 sets of 'Selected Works of Mahatma Gandhi' were sold. We were happy to note that most of those who frequented the stall were youngsters.
To commemorate Gandhi's 64th Death Anniversary, 300 books on & by Gandhi, Vinoba & Sarvodaya are being displayed & sell at 50% discount by Mumbai Sarvodaya Mandal & Gandhi Book Centre with the financial assistance from ‘Babulnath Mandir Charities’ from 30th to 4th February at specially erected Mandap at Hutatma Chowk, Near Police Chowki and at Gandhi Book Centre, Nana Chowk. Top-selling books, 'An Autobiography' of Mahatma Gandhi of 450 pages and a set of five important books, 'Selected Works of Mahatma Gandhi' of 1500 pages, will be available at Rs. 20/- & Rs. 75/- respectively at the exhibition. Last year, Gandhi books of worth Rs. 3,60,000/- were sold within just six days.
In the present context of increasing violence, terrorism & crime, Autobiography and other books of Mahatma Gandhi are inspiring many people all over the world. Gandhiji has left indelible footprints on the sand of time. Even after 63 years of his departure from the world, his thoughts and deeds have not waned.
This year, up to now, more than 3.5 lakh copies of 'An Autobiography' of Mahatma Gandhi in fifteen Indian languages are being sold by Navjivan Trust. After reading Gandhi books, many people even prisoners have decided to follow the path of Truth and Non-Violence and are striving to sustain morality by practicing peaceful conflict resolution which is the need of the hour.
People selecting books at Gandhi Book Exhibition at Fountain, Mumbai