Father of the nation

  • OpinionsMohandas Karamchand Gandhi

    Resurrecting Gandhi

    By Hasan Ghias Shortly after 5 pm on Friday 30th January 1948, three bullets fired point blank from Godse’s pistol took Mahatma Gandhi’s life. He was walking to his daily prayer meeting…

  • OpinionsMahatma Gandhi with Sardar Patel

    Bye-bye Father of the Nation Gandhi—Nation has a new father

    By Shamsul Islam The 150th birth anniversary of M K Gandhi falls on October 2. He was described as Father of the Nation by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in his address on…

  • OpinionsLal Bahadur Shastri

    We do not bring politics into religion–Lal Bahadur Shastri

    Roshan bint RaheemSiasat.com What is the first thing that comes to your mind when someone says ‘October 2’?Most likely you would say ‘Gandhi Jayanti’. Wouldn’t you agree that we often forget that…

  • OpinionsMK Gandhi AFP Archival Photos

    ‘Gandhi died a sad man’

    By Inukonda Thirumali In the context of M. K. Gandhi’s hundred fiftieth year of birth, many stories about his multi-dimensional personality are published. He was a saint, a believer in non-violence and…

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