Based On The Life Of Harilal Gandhithe Eldest Son Of Mahatma Gandhi.
Bau Had Failed To Convince Two eole In His Lifetimeone Was Jinnah And The Other Was Harilal.
This novel was simultaneously serialized in the Sunday sulements of three Gujarati Dailies: Samkaleen of Bombay, Jansatta of Ahmedabad and Loksatta of Vadodra.
In this book the author tries to make an ardent effort to understand yet another enigmatic facet of human life. The tussle between the father and the son was the most oignant and athetic story of their lives. When Gandhi, who was busy attending meetings and conferences where the fate of forty crore Indians was to be decided often found headline in a newsaer screaming olice Arrested Drunk Harilal For Creating A Scene On The Road, and sometimes Harilal himself from the dais of the fundamentalist Muslim organizations meeting I shall continue fighting till Ba and Bau embrace Islam.
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Book Review: Mahatma vs. Gandhi
‘Bapu had failed to convince two people in his lifetime one was Jinnah and the other was Harilal...’ Thus starts the journey of anecdotes, exploring the personal anguish and mental torment between the father (Mahatma Gandhi) and his eldest son (Harilal Gandhi).
‘Mahatma vs. Gandhi’ efficiently captures various phases of Harilal Gandhi right from his childhood to his eventual abrupt end. The book ravels through the time when young Harilal has great respect for his father, in fact he supports ...