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The Seven Social Sins , sometimes called the Seven Blunders of the World , is a list that Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi published in his weekly newspaper Young India on October 22, 1925. [ 1 ] Later, he gave this same list to his grandson Arun Gandhi , written on a piece of paper, on their final day together, shortly before his assassination. [ 2 ] The seven sins or blunders are:
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