The book, it is clear, has proved a veritable boon to the Indian community and to those who are interested in their welfare. Gandhiji has suggested in these pages a recipe which, if properly followed, is sure to bring the communities together, bound in ties of mutual affection and esteem, for his prescription is based on life-giving factor of love and tolerance.
Students are the hope of the future: specially so, the students of a nation under foreign yoke. It is upon what they do when they enter life that the social, political and economical well-being of a country largely depends. May this little volume of Gandhiji's inspiring writings and speeches help to remind them of their duty to the Motherland, and awaken in them the spirit of selfless service and heroic sacrifice.
Women has been held to be the better half of man. But Gandhiji goes further and acclaims her as "the mother, maker and silent leader of man", and regards her as "the nobelest of God's creation."
Therefore, appropriately opens with an article from his world-famous book of his bearing on Hindus-Muslims problem, and then leads the reader on through various events and episodes in the life and affairs of the nation and Gandhiji's reactions thereto.