The Gandhi Celebration Committee (GCC) and the Ravi and Naina Patel Foundation invites all college students in Kern County to submit their original essay on the following quote:
"Satyagraha: Truth is the Goal, Nonviolence is the Way"Mahatma Gandhi
Write a personal essay, in approximately 750 words, that explains what you think Gandhi meant by the quote: "An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind." Discuss how you think the method of Satyagraha could be applied for solving the problems the world is facing today. Describe examples of what you have done or what you could do to make the world a better place, following Gandhi's philosophy of nonviolence.
Submit your essay by May 30, 2019.
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Prizes will be announced early June!