Gandhi jee has become the strongest symbol of non-violence in the 20th century. He was nominated several times for the Nobel Peace Prize(1937, 1938, 1939, 1947), but was never awarded the prize. Why?
A frequent criticism from non-Indians was also that Gandhi was too much of an Indian nationalist. In his report, Professor Worm-Mller expressed his own doubts as to whether Gandhi's ideals were meant to be universal or primarily Indian: "One might say that it is significant that his well-known struggle in South Africa was on behalf of the Indians only, and not of the blacks whose living conditions were even worse."
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