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The nationalist leader’s more controversial ideas have been written out of history, writes Patrick French. This week, the National Archives here in New Delhi released a set of letters between Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and a close friend from his South African days, Hermann Kallenbach, a German Jewish architect.

The ‘truth’ is Mahatma Ghandi was a wily tactician, not India’s smiling saint, columnist says

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