About 11km from the humming city of Nellore lies Pallepadu village, which is home to the Pinakini Satyagraha Ashram. Blissful silence and a calming breeze welcome you as you navigate a dirt road to reach the ashram.Mahatma Gandhi inaugurated the ashram, known as the Sabarmati of the south, in 1921. Gandhi was planning to spread his message of non-violence to the south when he met two social...
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