Modi appropriates Mahatma Gandhi by separating from his ideas

On Mahatma Gandhi’s 149th birth anniversary this week, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to the father of the nation. He had an op-ed in the morning papers singing praises to the Mahatma. On Twitter, Modi follows many Hindu nationalists who praise Nathuram Godse for assassinating Gandhi on January 30, 1948. The ideological roots of […]