Satisbabu has rushed to Bihar. With a magnitude of about 8.1 to 8.3, the event destroyed thousands of structures, along with the cities of Munger and Muzaffarpur. After the Nepal-Bihar earthquake of 1934, Gandhi credited the disaster to the custom of untouchability among Biharis. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will visit earthquake-hit areas of Bihar on Saturday to meet victims and to take stock of the ongoing rescue and relief operations, party leaders said. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will visit earthquake-hit areas of Bihar on Saturday to meet victims and to take stock of the ongoing rescue and relief operations, party leaders said. This 8.0 magnitude earthquake occurred on 15 January at 2:28PM NST (08:43 UTC) and caused widespread damage in northern Bihar and in Nepal. This 8.0 magnitude earthquake occurred on 15 January at around 2:13 PM IST (08:43 UTC) and caused … Indo-Asian News Service | May 2, 2015 6:49 AM IST.

In this letter Tagore also says with remarkable clairvoyance that "our authorities have shown us their claws", for it was penned on the eve of the infamous Jallianwala Bagh massacre, an event that was to mark a turning point in the perceptions of the Raj and forced many to reconsider their relationship with it, Gandhi and Tagore included.

Patna: An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter Scale was felt in Patna and other parts of Bihar Saturday evening but there was no report of damage due it. I have sent him a wire of sympathy.

The tremor was felt at 5.04 pm, Director State Meteorological department A K Sen told PTI, adding it … It seems the Bihar earthquake has completely destroyed Motihari. Munger and Muzaffarpur were completely destroyed. The Bihar Chief Minister, who made rounds of the various parks today, later said there is no need to fear because the aftershocks are not that powerful. Disagreement between Mahatma Gandhi and Tagore on 1934 Bihar Earthquake - Sugata Bose Part I [4 / 5] Author: Rabindranath Tagore. Bihar was Gandhi’s karma bhumi, the first place in India where he had worked for any length of time. Gandhi blamed untouchability and caste discrimination for the earthquake that struck Bihar in 1934, causing a famous exchange of letters and a civilised but public disagreement with Rabindranath Tagore. It appeared in Harijan, on February 16, 1934, under the title, ‘The Bihar Earthquake’. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will visit earthquake-hit areas of Bihar today to meet victims and to take stock of the ongoing rescue and relief operations, party leaders said. The 1934 Nepal–Bihar earthquake or 1934 Bihar–Nepal earthquake, locally known as Nepal sambat 1049 ya bhukhaay (), 90 saal ko bhukampa (), was one of the worst earthquakes in the history of Nepal and Bihar, India. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will visit earthquake-hit areas of Bihar … Rahul Gandhi to visit quake-hit Bihar today. Explore more on Bihar Earthquake. On January 15, 1934, a great earthquake struck Bihar, India causing between 10,000 to 30,000 deaths [1]. Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday assured his government`s support to the locals, who have taken shelter in various parks and grounds in Patna due to the fear of earthquake. Earthquake and Mahatma Gandhi News received by the latest mail from India gives full details of the havoc wrought by the earthquake. Mahatma Gandhi had blamed the 1934 Bihar earthquake on ‘divine chastisement’ for the ‘great sin’ of untouchability The havoc caused by nature has often caused great anxiety and divided great minds about their cause and mitigation, including faith, action and belief. your own Pins on Pinterest Discover (and save!) The 1934 Bihar earthquake or 1934 Bihar–Nepal earthquake was one of the worst earthquakes in India's history. In a penetrating discussion, Sugata Bose, a Professor at Harvard University discusses Rabindranath Tagore, the first Asian to win the Nobel Prize for literature in 1913. The towns and villages he had travelled through in 1917 had been devastated by the earthquake. Tagore chastised Gandhi for promoting superstition. Gandhi had said the earthquake was “a divine chastisement for the great sin we have committed against those whom we describe as Harijans”. Rahul Gandhi to visit quake-hit Bihar to meet victims, take stock of rescue operations According to Congress leaders, Gandhi will visit relief camps housing hundreds of people, who returned from earthquake-ravaged Nepal in Raxaul of border East Champaran district. The Divine wrath that has descended on the people of Northern India is such that it will not be forgotten for years.