International Journal of Academic Research and Development

International Journal of Academic Research and Development


International Journal of Academic Research and Development
International Journal of Academic Research and Development
Vol. 2, Issue 3 (2017)

Mobilizing the ‘Masses’: Imagining Gandhi


Pratibha Malhotra

This paper seeks to examine how the less structured and less sophisticated rural and small town crowds responded and registered the charisma of national figure of Gandhi. After independence, the official image of the ‘Father of the Nation’ might have been pruned of the accretions of the fiction and contradictions, but fiction and paintings had a major role in making Gandhi locally available.
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Pratibha Malhotra. Mobilizing the ‘Masses’: Imagining Gandhi. International Journal of Academic Research and Development, Volume 2, Issue 3, 2017, Pages 73-78
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