Founder & Editor-in-Chief
Manoj Gandhi – very known and respective name in the world of journalism. He completed his education and journalism from South Gujarat University. He took degree of B.com (Bachelor of Commerce), M.L.W (Master of Labour Welfare) & L.L.B (Bachelor of Legislative Law) in year 1990, 1992 & 1993 respectively.
He entered in world of journalism in 1990 with pursuing his further education. Firstly, he joined Navgujarat Times as a journalist and started his journey toward success. During year 1992 to 1995, he performed duty as a journalist in Gujarat Samachar – A Leading Gujarati Daily. Afterward by his pen power magic reflected to Sandesh – A Gujarati Newspaper as a Sub Editor in year 1995. In Sandesh, he had been promoted to sub editor to chief reporter to Dy. News editor on the base of his performance during long and successful duty (1995 to 2005) ten years. Mr.Gandhi’s long and successful experience raised him as an individual identity in the world of journalism. Being a lover of Gujarati culture and roots with an individual capability, he launched Swadesh – A Leading Gujarati Newspaper in Canada in August 2006. Under roof of Mr. Gandhi as an Editor and Director of Swadesh, it becomes leading Gujarati newspaper in Canada in very short period.
Mr. Gandhi acquired many achievements in pocket during his responsible and success career. Initially during his education time he proved himself something to do better for society by coming out university first in Master of Labour Welfare from South Gujarat University. He also honored by Best Reporting Award for state of Gujarat as well as for Surat City (Batukbhai Dikshit award) straight away for 3 years (1993, 1994 & 1995) unbreakably.
The Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi handed over the annual Batukbhai Dikshit award of the Surat Shaher Patrakar Kalyan Nidhi to Shri Manoj Gandhi (left to the PM), in New Delhi on March 18, 2015. (Source: www.narendramodi.in)
By the profession & owned the Journalism as a region for Mr. Gandhi, he reported and covered major events on the site round the clock: like communal riots in year 1992, Surat caught by Plague in year 1994, Surat city in Flood. His Powerful grip on political issues, many elections coverage and detail analysis enjoyed by the readers through his piercing words and sentences.
As he is unstoppable to his profession, still bestowing news and knowledge to readers by own Gujarati Newspaper Swadesh.