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1947 partition of India due to agreeing by Mahtma Gandhi.Lacs of people slain.Non violence would have never given us our freedom.Why do we worship Gandhiji?

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Asked by HEMANT MEHTA, 03 Aug '09 10:21 pm
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Don't agree with you on that. If Violence could have won freedom, then all this Violence for Freedom of Tamil Eelam, J&K, Palestine which have seen much more blood shed individually and cumulatively till date, would have given them the desired results. All the violent means have failed in the history. And it was not Mahatma Gandhi, who agreed for partition. People like Vallabhbhai Patel had long before realized the futility of efforts to keep Jinnah together and it was Patel who through Nehru convinced Gandhi for the most undesired decision of his life time. (Patel's words to Nehru- "Tum haan kaho, boodhe ko main samhaal loonga") Gandhi till date is and was the most steadfast and clear sighted politician we had in this world.
Answered by subhash tiwari, 03 Aug '09 11:17 pm

 
  
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For Partition of our belovedcountry the selfish persons in my openion are Nehru and Jinnah
Answered by jameel ahmed, 05 Aug '09 03:40 pm

 
  
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With all his personal quirks and his political mistakes, Gandhiji was the conscience of our nation.
He single handedly stopped the great Calcutta killings.
Partitiion was a political decision of the Congress and Mohammed Ali jinnah's Muslim League. At that time, Gandhi had become a liability to both of these vested parties and they refused to listen to him. Gandhiji's biggest mistake was in not accepting Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose as the President of the INC. He also did not take an active role to free the Freedom fighters, Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev.
I do not worship him. But I do respect him for his steadfast ideals.
Answered by mohanbirsingh ghura, 03 Aug '09 10:54 pm

 
  
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1. Firstly, we don't worship Gandhiji.... sadly! We only pay lip service to him on Oct 2, otherwise we as a nation have forgotten him!
2. It has become fashionable to blame Gandhiji for the partition of India and the holocast that followed post partition. None of it was his doing.... rather History is witness that he agreed to it rather reluctantly and only to get the rest of the country Freedom.
3. Let us give credit to Gandhiji for Uniting the country rather than Partition as before he came on to the national scene,,,, there was no India as we know it today... it was a sum total of hundreds of Princely states either under British rule or some major Independent states like Hyderabad. It was the Mahatma who ignited the spirit of Freedom in all Indians at that time.
4, Sadly, we take pride in questioning his contribution to our nation now..... decades after he is no more around to explain what his hopes and ambitions for this country. The Mayawatis of today are more interested in ...more
Answered by rajesh prajapati, 04 Aug '09 06:14 am

 
  
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Gandhi has dreamed big about freedom of our nation and he did what he could at his best that time. It is best thing that he did by uniting people all over India for one common cause. We take pride in saying that we got our indepence through non-violence. People may or may not agree on this but we should show respect for this leader. I don't admire him completely because he too has many drawbacks in his personality and approaches towards Independence. I strictly hate worshiping individuals who so ever it is.
Answered by JAFAR SADIK BASHA, 04 Aug '09 12:50 am

 
  
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