Gandhi Gandhi
Stories About

Gandhi

Indian spiritual and political leader Mohandas Gandhi circa 1935. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Gandhi Is Deeply Revered, But His Attitudes On Race And Sex Are Under Scrutiny

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/766083651/766330791" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Indian historian Ramachandra Guha (left) speaks with Anamik Shah, the vice chancellor of Gujarat Vidyapith, a university founded by Mahatma Gandhi in 1920, in Ahmedabad, western India. Sam Panthanky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Sam Panthanky/AFP/Getty Images

A statue of Indian independence leader Mohandas Gandhi was installed on the University of Ghana campus in Accra, Ghana, in 2016. The statue has now been removed from its plinth. Christian Thompson/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Christian Thompson/AP

British Prime Minister David Cameron shakes hands with Gopalkrishna Gandhi, Mohandas Gandhi's grandson, beneath a new statue of the Indian independence leader by British sculptor Philip Jackson, after it was unveiled today in London's Parliament Square. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Matt Dunham/AP

In A Way, Gandhi Also Won 2014's Nobel Peace Prize

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/355185006/355340396" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript