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…’

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