The quest for the historical Gandhi

Back in 1983 Richard Grenier debunked the movie Gandhi and the hagiographic approach that dominates the discussion of his life. Not being a Gandhi scholar or even much of an enthusiast, I can’t vouch for Grenier’s views. All I can do is reproduce my favorite Gandhi quote: “Most of the quotations from me on the Internet are made up.”

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