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WallStreetJournal-BritishHistorianAndrewRoberts&Hagiographers..!TheWheelofDhammaisTurningnow!AmongtheHagiographersEarlyonGandhiwasdubbeda'mortaldemi-god
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andhehasbeenregardedthatwayeversinceEversincegandhibecamegandhi,thespreadofinformationandstoriesaboutgandhiwasthetoppriorityofthemostwealthyanddiehardhinduswhocompriseonly,merely10%orlessoutofthe1.3BillionstrongpopulationofIndia(but,thediehardsalsoincludesmiserableportionofothersthatincludesevenIndia'sdalitswhoarenotfollowersofhinduism).ThosewhoareonthetopofthefoodchainandpowerstructureofIndiarealizedthattheymusthavesomethingtotalkaboutandsomethingtoprojectIndiathatwillpleasethehinducrowdandtheworld.WhatstartedasaHooplagandhibecameanextravagantpublicity,gandhi,theterm,thenameandactivitiesbecamethepropagandamachineforever.Somuchsaidandwrittenaboutgandhithatitbecamesoreal,becamethesymbolofIndia,thesymbolnon-violenceandthesymbolofTruth.........soon.TheextraordinarypropagandamachineofIndiaandabroadkepttheboisterousnewspouringonpeoplelikearainstormandeventheBritishMoviemaker"stuporDickie"couldnotresistmakingamovieongandhi.WhatDickiedidwasaspectacular,epicproportionmoviethatwouldfurthershakeuptheworldandplacethesaintgandhiontopoftheworldasamodel.AlbeitpeoplelikeRichardAttenboroughareknownfordoingsomehomeworkandgatherbackgroundinformation,factcheckandrealitycheck,hehasrealizedthepotentialofreapingrevenuesfromthismovieifhetwiststhetruthfurtheranddramatizeit,howmuchfactisinvolvedinthescriptisamilliondollarquestion.Didhereallydoresearchongandhiisalsoamilliondollarquestion,leavingallthosebehind,ifwelookattheportrayofgandhiinhismovie,Dickiebutcheredthetruthinthismovie,itisnowaycloselyevenresemblegandhi'sreallifeactivities.Notjustthemoviemaker,biographiesafterbiographies,booksafterbookswrittenongandhibyvariousIndianwriters,historians,academicianscreatedanauraaboutgandhi.OncetheIndiansbecametiredofwritingongandhi,theinternationalwriter'spickedupfromwherethehindusleftanditcontinuedunabattedandunscruplousfordecadestilltoday.Notasingleoneofthewriterseverhadtheabilitytobeascrupulouswritersormoviemakers!.Or,weretheypartoftheconspiracytootomakeahagiography-calfigureoutofahalfnaked,dull,ordinary,belowaverageintellectlikegandhiisunfoldingintherecentpast.Forthefirsttimeinmydesperatesearchforonewriter,justonehonestwriterwhocantellmetherealstoryaboutgandhi,Inearlystumbledupon,thoughAmongtheHegiographersnowayasclosetotheTruthtoldin"gandhibehindthedivinityofmaskandgandhiundercrossexaminationbyG.B.Singh.IameuphoricwhenIreadtherecentwallstreetjournalbookreviewbyAndrewRoberts,IsaidThankYou,atlastIfoundonewriternowIcanlistentoaboutgandhi.AndrewRoberts,aBritishhistorianwritesaspectacularbookreviewwithcourage,dignityandutmosthonestythatweneverwitnessedinthisworldeversincegandhibecamegandhi,decadesaftergandhi'slifeanddeath,thereissomuchsaidanddoneinbooks,movies,novels,newspapers.WSJ:GreatSoul:MahatmaGandhiandHisStrugglewithIndiaHistorianAndrewRobertsappraisesanewbiographyofGandhi,challenginghagiographicaccountsof,asthebook'stitlehasit,the"GreatSoul."!).AndrewRoberts,inhisquesttoanswersomeofthemostsecretlykeptormaskedquestionsongandhi,thatmanywouldthinkrightawayitisascam,orthehinduswouldsayblasphemy,butforthosetruthseekers,thisisarevealation,aspectacularreveiwneverdonebeforeongandhi.ForeveryargumentAndrewRobert'smake,areallsupportedbygandhi'sreallifeevents.TheWallStreetJournalmadechoiceatlasttobeoutrightlyhonest,IamnotsureiftheywantedtobeaModeloftheglobalnewspaperindustryoritisjustaflukethistimeithaspublishedsuchareviewthatwouldsurelygoingtocauseamessamonghindus,who

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