Entries by Ramachandra Guha

How (and how not) to remember Ghandi

Working in the archives in Delhi, I recently came across a  file of newspaper clippings collected shortly after Gandhi’s death. These dealt with various schemes suggested by diverse citizens of India to honour the Mahatma’s memory. Thus, for example, in its issue of 3rd March 1948, a paper named New Orissa, published from Cuttack, reported […]