The Wheel

Year: Unknown
Photograph by: Margaret Bourke-White

Year: Unknown
Photograph by: Margaret Bourke-White

Year: Unknown
Photograph by: Margaret Bourke-White

The great father of the Indian Freedom Struggle and a powerful advocate of the non-violent mode of struggle, Mahatma Gandhi sits alone with a ‘charkha’ in the foreground. The spinning wheel became a symbol of self-sufficiency, signifying dependence on indigenous products instead of those imported by the British.

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