Natwar Thakkar, eminent Gandhian known as ‘Nagaland’s Gandhi’ passed away


  • Natwar Thakkar, an eminent Gandhian passed away on 6 October 2018 at the age of 86. 
  • He was popularly known as ‘Nagaland’s Gandhi’, passed away after a brief illness in Nagaland .
  • He was from Maharashtra and had made Nagaland his home ever since he had arrived in the State in 1955. 
  • A Padma Shri awardee, he had founded the Nagaland Gandhi Ashram at Chuchuyimlang. 
  • His efforts to spread Gandhian philosophy and peace had earned him the sobriquet ‘Nagaland’s Gandhi’.