Viewpoint: Which Political Party is a ‘Deserving’ Inheritor of Mahatma Gandhi’s Legacy?
Politics in the name of the father of the nation and war of words over Bapu’s legacy. Political score-settling on Gandhi Jayanti as parties try to appropriate mahatma’s legacy. Congress blames BJP for doing politics in the name of Gandhi and Patel. Rahul and Sonia wash plates on Bapu’s 150th birth anniversary celebrations. So, whose Gandhi is he anyway? Are political parties today following Mahatma’s ideals? Historian Ram Guha says Gandhi would be ashamed to see Congress being run like a family-owned private firm. Mahatma’s great grandson welcomes parties vying for Bapu’s legacy.