Mahatma Gandhi


Mahatma Gandhi's Grandson Meets US Policymakers

29 March, 2007

Rajmohan and Usha Gandhi visited Washington DC for private meetings with senior Administration officials and Members of Congress, and public engagements at the World Bank, the Library of Congress and George Washington University. In these meetings Rajmohan suggested that much could be learned from the Mahatma’s attitudes to violence and non-violence, his profound respect for all individuals and faiths, his commitment to empower the marginalized and his determination to bridge the Hindu-Muslim divide.

'In all fairness - Grandfather would have approved'

2 March, 2007

Review of 'Gandhi: The Man, His People and The Empire' by Ashok Mitra in the Telegraph of India

Mohandas Gandhi: the Man, his People and an Empire

26 February, 2007

A talk at a seminar co-sponsored by the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center and Stanford's new Center for South Asia, which is part of the School of Humanities Division of International, Comparative and Area Studies. MP3 download available

'Beyond the veil of fame'

23 January, 2007

Review of 'Gandhi: The Man, His People and The Empire' by Mukund Padmanabhan in 'The Hindu'

'Harilalkaka is our hero today'

12 January, 2007

Report of family launch of 'Gandhi: The Man, His People and The Empire' at the Cricket Club of India in Mumbai

'Non-violence has a lot of opportunity in today's world'

9 January, 2007

Article about the launch of 'Gandhi: The Man, His People and The Empire'

'Honorary citizen' of Houston

28 February, 2005

An audience of nearly 300 came to the Houston Community College’s Southwest Campus auditorium to hear Mayor Bill White name Rajmohan Gandhi an "honorary citizen" of Houston. Rajmohan was introduced by Skand Tayal, consul general of India, as one who "has held the torch of ideas lit and has kept it high over his head and over the community in India". But when Rajmohan Gandhi took the podium, he spoke not of himself, but of his famous grandfather, Mahatma Gandhi — his life, the character of his nonviolence and his legacy.

'Talking of Grandfathers'

5 August, 2004

Rajmohan Gandhi and Afsandyar Khan, the grandsons of Mahatma Gandhi and Badshah Khan, were in New Delhi for the launch of "Ghaffar Khan", a Penguin publication. ZIYA US SALAM speaks to the duo to find out why the Frontier Gandhi is more relevant now than before.
Article in the Hindustan Times

New book

In this thought-provoking book, award-winning biographer and historian Rajmohan Gandhi sets the record straight on the founding fathers as well as their great opponent, Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Along the way, he answers questions of perennial interest. More