Mr. Laxman Tukaram Gole was born in 1978 in Mumbai but has traveled all across Maharashtra now.
His exposure to the world of crime was in his nascent years when he saw women being molested by the local goons. He responded with vengeance. Since then, his misadventures sprouted up with peer support.
He was jailed multiple times on charges of half-murder and extortion cases. Once he was Tadipar too. He has been there and done almost all “dadagiri” stunts.
Inception of Gandhian philosophy happened when he was a captive in one of the jails. He got to read Gandhi’s autobiography and was so impressed that he started taking up the experiment of being truthful under all circumstances there on in all his daily activities. His resolution to truth was unflinching even in turbulent times at jail. With every act of unselfish truth, his belief became stronger. Although his peers and other always criticized it.
His life Changed. He is married now, leads a very normal life. Now he is Dist. President of India’s Largest Social Network Organization “AADHAR INDIA” [website:www.aadharindia.org] Society has accepted him back. Aadhar India, Mumbai Sarvodaya Mandal & many other social organizations involved him in Gandhi Peace Exam, Social Awareness Program, Entrepreneurship Development Programmes and Motivational speech. He has been spreading Peace in Society, Gandhi’s message, Motivation in Society to all and sundry since last 10 years. His firm belief in Gandhiji’s 11 vows has made an icon of personal transformation and inspired as many as 88 convicts taking to his path of truth. His dream is to spread Peace in Society Gandhi’s principles religiously to everyone and everywhere.
In Oct. ’10, he was awarded the prestigious “Samrat Ashok Puraskar” from the hands of Varsha Gaikwad, Education Minister and Ramdas Athavale – Minister, RPI at a function on Non-Violence in Mumbai. He is 2011 winner of “Zindagi live national award” given by IBN-7 Smruti Irani & Ambika Soni.
His life has been discussed at various forums, like Schools, Colleges, Law Universities and many Corporates patronize his endeavors. He is invited for various programs related with Gandhian Philosophy. Rotary Club of Pune Central has sponsored his Project “Parivartan” towards spreading the Gandhian Principles for Social Transformation. RTN. B. P. Nani desai rolling trophy best project 2012.
Balasaheb hagavane trust smruti puru 2015.
He is subject of a film by awards winning documentary film maker madhavi tangella. he received “National Award-Excellence in Social Leadership” from hands of Govt. of Maharashtra Recog. “Rashtra Sewa-Samaj Ratna Purskar” winner Dr. Amit Anant Dukhande, also he was awarded by State Level “Aadhar Ratna-Shanti Doot Award” in 2016 by Dr. Hemant Pedanekar, Principal-Ruia College.
Sony Channel had broadcast an hour’s show on his life and the Transformation in their well-received series “Prayaschit”. gunahon ke zakham Helping hand welfare society dombivali by Navratan award 2018. He is currently working under the aegis of Mumbai Sarvodaya Mandal, Mumbai as a Gandhian Practitioner. His story is available on various info: mkgandhi.org. Laxman Gole- Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Now upcoming Hindi Movie “Laxman Gole” Bollywood with name of his True Life Story.
Topic of his choice: – Personal Transformation through Principle-Centred Living
Date – 15-Apr-20, Thursday.
Time – 7:00pm – 9.00pm