Narsinghpur: A government school in Madhya Pradesh's Narsinghpur district remembers Mahatma Gandhi every day. The school takes pride in following Gandhi's principles and it reflects on their uniform as well.
To galvanise support for the non-cooperation movement, the Mahatma visited 'Shashkiya Buniyadi Shala' in the Singhpur village of Narsinghpur district of Madhya Pradesh. He spent the night at the school and interacted with the students, taught them the use of Charkha and encouraged everyone to use local handicraft.
Since that evening with Gandhiji, every male member of the school has worn a Gandhi topi - in the honour of the Mahatma.
Teacher Sandeep Sharma said, "When Gandhiji came to this school, he inspired people to wear hand spun clothes. The topi was the easiest to make. It was the first thing that was made. Ever since then to remember Gandhiji and follow his ideals, everyone in the school wears the Gandhi topi."...more
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