On Gandhi Jayanti- A critique of the so called “saint”

Joseph Lelyveld’s book Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India is testament of what wrongs Gandhi comitted and stood for without undermining all his achievements.
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Joseph Lelyveld’s book Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India does not break new ground, but the Gandhi of hagiographers takes a beating. We get reaffirmation, however, of Gandhi’s sheer presence, persistence and self-creation through self-promotion. What gets confirmed, too, is the moral ambiguity of the man who […] Read more»

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