Gandhi Marg is published from New Delhi in the months of June, September, December and March every year. Original contributions on themes of national and international importance falling under the broad area of Gandhian Studies are invited from scholars and practitioners. Articles published in Gandhi Marg are refereed. It is presumed that an article submitted to Gandhi Marg is original, and has not been under the consideration of any another journal. In general, the articles should not exceed 8000 words including notes and references. Periodically, we also bring out special issues on selected themes. Shorter articles are carried in the section on notes and comments. Decisions on manuscripts will be made within three months. No fees are charged for submission or publication in this journal.
Article Types and Word limit
|Article Types||Word Limit|
|Articles||6000 – 8000|
|Notes and Comments||1500 – 2500|
|Book Review||Less than 1000 words|
|Review Articles||Not more than 6000 words|
- The name of the author, institutional affiliation and complete address including email and telephone/fax should be supplied. A short biographical statement of the author containing information about the area of specialisation and principal publications is also necessary.
- British spellings should be used throughout the manuscript.
- Author-identifying information including acknowledgement should be placed on the title page and not on any other pages.
- When an abbreviation is used, it should be spelt out in full the first time.
- All notes should be numbered consecutively and placed at the end of the article rather than on each page.
- Gandhi Marg follows a slightly modified version of the Chicago Manual of style for referencing.
- References to books in the notes should include author, title (italicised), place of publication, name of publisher, year, pp. (in that order). Place of publication, publisher and year should be within brackets. In subsequent references to the same work, ibid, and cit. can be used.
- References to articles should include author, title of article in double quote, title of the journal (italicised), number of volume and issue, year of publication, pp. (in that order).
- When there are more than two authors, use the name of the first author and add et al in the notes. But the names of all authors should be mentioned in the references after the notes.
- All short quotations are to be included in the text with double quotation marks. Longer quotes are to be indented. All quotations should be accompanied by full references.
|Edward W. Said, Orientalism (London: Routledge& Kegan Paul, 1978), p.23.
M K Gandhi, An Autobiography or the Story of My Experiments with Truth (Ahmedabad: Navajivan, 1939), pp.50 -51
|Ramashray Roy, “Parameters of Participation”, Gandhi Marg, 12, 3(October-December 1990), p.276.|
Chapters within Books
|Henry David Thoreau, “Walking,” in The Making of the American Essay, ed. John D’Agata (Minneapolis: Graywolf Press, 2016), pp. 177–78.|
|Apart from name of author and article, include also the URL and date of download. For example: <www.un.org> accessed on 10 May 2006.|