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Please share your views about Joseph Lelyveld's "Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India".

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Asked by rukhsana, 01 Apr '11 08:48 am
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Thousands of books have been written on Mahatma Gandhi with each new one claiming to have discovered an unknown facet of his eventful life. The recent one Pulitzer prize winner Joseph Lelyveld's "Great Soul : Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India" humiliated this great personality of millennium beyond anyones imagination. Joseph clamined that Gandhiji was a racist bisexual. It was an attempt to 'sensationalise' the life of the icon of non-violence and showed the 'negative' mindset of the author. We are aghast with the reviews by Lelyveld. Here is a man who played an extremely important role in changing the world order. Here is a man who led a significant percent of world population into freedom. These kinds of allegations are generated by people to gain cheap popularity. The author was not in lime light for some time so he has started this controversy to bring himself forward; this is also his method to sell his book. In fact, it is a fashion to rake up debate around a celebrity ...more
Answered by sumati gayki, 01 Apr '11 08:58 am

 
  
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Rukhsanaji....
Is me kya harz hai ki...AADMI HOO AADMI SE.PYAAR KARTA HOO !!(me not)
par aaj ki taza news ye hai ki ab bapu ki liye kuch bhi likhna ya bolna kaanunan apraadh ki shreyni me aayega !!
govt of india ne kaanun bane ki poori tayari karli hai, or is ko ipc act 1971 se nawaza jaa raha hai !!
Answered by ashish, 01 Apr '11 08:54 am

 
  
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