Record-breaking sale of 16,508 Gandhian Books
worth Rs. 5.15 lakhs within just six days
Exhibition-cum-sale of Gandhi Books organized by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal to commemorate 65th Gandhi death anniversary
There is an overwhelming response to Exhibition-cum-Sale of Gandhi Books. About 16,508 Gandhi-Vinoba-Sarvodaya books (in English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati) worth Rs. 5,15,247/- were sold within six days. 'An Autobiography' of Mahatma Gandhi, and a set of five important books of 1500 pages, 'Selected Works of Mahatma Gandhi' are the top-selling books at the exhibition. About 4,300 copies of 'Gandhi's Autobiography' and 245 sets of 'Selected Works of Mahatma Gandhi' were sold. Other Gandhi books on economics, politics, education, law, religion, health etc. were also popular. We were happy to note that most of those who frequented the stall were youngsters.
To commemorate Gandhi's 65th Death Anniversary, 250 books on & by Gandhi, Vinoba & Sarvodaya were displayed & sold at 50% discount by Mumbai Sarvodaya Mandal & Gandhi Book Centre with the financial assistance of ‘Babulnath Mandir Charities’ from 28th January to 2nd February at a specially-erected mandap at Hutatma Chowk & at Gandhi Book Centre.
In the present context of increasing violence, terrorism & crime, Autobiography and other books of Mahatma Gandhi are inspiring many people all over the world. 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. About three to four new books are published every month.