Gandhi is being forgotten by his own people on the 150th anniversary of his birthday

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    "I see fewer Indians visit in recent years. People from foreign countries appear to be more interested in his life and ideals" - Shayan Banerjee

    India’s independence from British colonialism in 1947 came largely through Gandhi’s adherence to non-violent “satyagraha”, meaning “the fight for truth”.⁠
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    Gandhi’s ideology has been questioned in India, with a growing number of politicians repudiating it as lofty or impractical. But, outside of politics, he remains an inspiration.⁠

    Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birthday is a national holiday in India - CNN
     

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