Amrita Ajay

Amrita Ajay is a joint doctoral researcher at King’s College London and the National University of Singapore. All opinions are personal.

Gandhi’s rebranding by Hindu nationalists

Three quarters of a century after his death, Mahatma Gandhi is still everywhere in India: from statues that welcome visitors at airports to currency, state memorials, street names, commemorative institutions and hospitals, art galleries, political campaign posters, and various forms of popular art. This month – as India marks his 154th birthday – it was harder than ever to