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GOPAL KRISHNA GOKHALE (1866 – 1915)

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Gopal Krishna Gokhale was the founder of the Servants of India Society, President of the Indian National Congress and a member of the Imperial Legislative Council. His Death Centenary Year, February 19, 1915-2014, was commemorated by several organisations. Among them the Deccan Education Society, Servants of India Society, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Indian Committee for Cultural Freedom, Project for Economic Education, Indian Secular Society and Mani Bhavan Gandhi Sangrahalaya.

On his birth centenary in May 1966, the Indian Committee for Cultural Freedom (ICCF) had organised a series of three Birth Centenary Lectures which were later published under the title Gokhale and Modern India. 

Forty eight years on, on November 15, 2014, the ICCF, in association with the Project for Economic Education, the Indian Secular Society and LiberalsIndia for Good Governance, organised a day-long symposium on "Gokhale’s Legacy”.

The Symposium was chaired by Dr. Usha Thakkar, a well known Gandhian, educationist and president of the Mani Bhavan Gandhi Sangrahalaya. The keynote address was delivered by well known journalist and author Aroon Tikekar. Other speakers included Sunil Gokhale, advocate and great grand-nephew of Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Dr.Vibhuti Patel, Head of the Department of Economics SNDT Women’s University, eminent economists Sunil Bhandare and Dr. C. S. Deshpande, noted journalist and educationist R. N. Bhasker, and social activist and author Godrej Dotivala.

Eighty-five students, academicians, professionals and senior corporate executives participated. 

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