Literally “self-rule,” swaraj refers to the concept of Indian independence from foreign government.
Swaraj Quotes in Kanthapura
The Kanthapura quotes below are all either spoken by Swaraj or refer to Swaraj. For each quote, you can also see the other terms and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Oxford University Press edition of Kanthapura published in 1963.).
Section 1 Quotes
Swaraj Term Timeline in Kanthapura
The timeline below shows where the term Swaraj appears in Kanthapura. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...festival is extravagant. The famous Harikatha-man Jayaramachar performs, telling a story permeated with lessons about Swaraj. Then, he tells the story of Gandhi’s birth—Venkatalakshamma complains to her son Postmaster Suryanarayana that... (full context)