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Tuesday, October 8, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Mr. Vikas Swarup, High Commissioner of India to Canada and author of Q&A, adapted as the multiple Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire, will give talk at U of G titled Gandhi and the Quest for Truth.

5 p.m. – Reception
6 p.m. – Talk

RSVP online.
Shuttle to the venue at 5 p.m. from UC bus loop.

Mr. Swarup will speak about the relevance of Mahatma Gandhi in the 21st century. He will examine Gandhi’s concept of truth and the impact of social media and fake news in today’s world. Using examples from Gandhi’s own life and his experiments with truth, the talk will highlight the importance of the individual self at the heart of all political enterprise and public life. It will also touch upon elements of Mahatma Gandhi’s environmental philosophy, his model for sustainable development and the basis of his ideal society Sarvodaya.


Tuesday, October 8, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Arboretum Centre
200 Arboretum Rd
Guelph, N1G 2W1 Canada
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