I select the best and better only i.e. Lalbahadur Shastri (Best) and Mahatma Gandi (Better). Why LBS is best is because in spite of being in the prime post with everything at his disposal he was not tempted.
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All the three are best. Pl don't categorise them. Each of them played their role as was destined. They were born in their chronology that they cannot be compared. Their timings were different and they did well in their times.