Arundhati Roy on Gandhi fails to examine complexity

Arundhati Roy has attacked Gandhi on caste, saying that buildings etc should no longer be named after him etc etc. There must be debate on Gandhi and Mandela and many others, but with due regard for the complexity of their views. Just one quotation from Gandhi on 24 January 1928 illustrates this. ’I am clear in my mind that there is no room for castes in the Hindu faith…’

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s