Swaraj Peeth Trust, a Gandhian center for nonviolence and peace, works for Mahatma Gandhi’s vision of Swaraj – Home-Rule or Self Rule based on culture of nonviolence or cultural democracy- through building a community based nonviolent social force called Gandhi Shanti Sena; organising public dialogues, training in nonviolence and ducation programmes for creating swaraj awareness in various areas of life. Read More

Resolving Issue of Forcible Occupation of Land of Dalits: Rescuing the Dispossessed from Taking a Violent Path

The problem of dispossession of the Dalits, the tribal and weaker sections from their land by village strong men is a major reason for the armed struggle and its spread in such areas. There are hundreds of thousands of cases … Read more

Land Dispute turned Caste Conflict: Gandhi Shanti Mitra Intervene, Resolve and Unify

Gandhi Shanti Mitra Lallan Kumar informed Swaraj Peeth Bihar Coordinator Sanjiv of violent caste polarization on Yadav vs non-Yadav lines in 5 villages of Raghopur Block due to a long standing land dispute between two, one being a Yadav and … Read more

Resolving a Community Conflict over Land

About 200 acres of land belonging to five villages had a nullah, natural water drainage passing by the side, providing irrigation for two crops. The conflict started over a 5 feet of land of one party which the nullah, water … Read more