Did Mahatma Gandhi do something wrong? If not, then why do so many people in India hate him? If we look around, we’ll find so many haters of Mahatma Gandhi and his family.
From childhood, we have been taught about Mahatma Gandhi and his principles in life. According to the books and stories, he is the hero of our nation who helped India get freedom from the Britishers. But what happened next turned many against him.
Here, in this article, we’ll provide all the answers to your questions.
7 Reasons Some People Hate Mahatma Gandhi
1. Partition: Many of the people from Punjab Haryana etc. lost their lives and families in India Pakistan Partition. The majority of Indians are against it, but Jawaharlal Nehru and Muhammad Ali Jinnah accepted the partition for fulfilling their greed of being a Prime Minister. Gandhi was the only person who could stop them, but he didn’t.
2. Subhash Chandra Bose: So many people think that Mahatma Gandhi is responsible for the death of Subhash Chandra Bose. The story says that Gandhi and Bose worked together once. But Bose never believed the method of Non-violence, so Gandhi removed him from Congress.
When Bose founded INA, Gandhi signed an agreement with Britishers to hand him over as soon he enters India.
3. Bhagat Singh: Mahatma Gandhi was in a position to stop Britishers to hang Bhagat Singh. But he didn’t do it because he wanted to be the only hero in Independence of India.
4. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel: Gandhi always preferred Jawaharlal Nehru over Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. He wanted Nehru to be the first Prime Minister of India. However, all the congress members wanted Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel to be the Prime Minister. But Gandhi didn’t let this happen.
5. Non-Violence Strategy: Some people think that his non-violence strategy was worthless. We could be independent a little earlier if he had joined Subhas Chandra Bose’s INA. But he stuck with his theories.
6. Gandhi Experiments With Women: Several stories say that Gandhi slept naked with his grandniece to check his willpower to resist sex. Nowadays, some people call that sexual abuse and he shouldn’t be called Mahatma.
7. B. R. Ambedkar: Gandhi and Ambedkar both argued that they were the real representative of the Untouchables at the Round table conference in London. The majority of Untouchables were in support of Ambedkar but Gandhi denied acknowledging Ambedkar as their representative.
These are the most common reasons for which some people hate Mahatma Gandhi.